Portable propane tanks come in a variety of sizes ranging from 4 to 100 pounds. The 20-pound tank is the size most often used for gas barbecue grills. It holds 4.7 gallons of liquefied propane. Other portable sizes inclu... More »

The optimal size of a propane tank depends upon its intended use. Tanks for home heating and cooking are generally 250 to 1000 gallons, whereas tanks for grills normally hold approximately 5 to 10 gallons of propane. More »

Eastern and Gastec are retailers that provide propane tank size charts on their websites. Additionally, Propane 101 is an online resource that gives information regarding propane tank sizes for commercial and residential... More »

There are many different sizes of propane tanks, but the tanks commonly used for backyard barbecues weigh 37 to 38 pounds when full. Manufacturers stamp the weight of the empty tank on its collar after the letters "TW." ... More »

Portable shelters exist for a wide variety of purposes, including automobile storage, boat storage, greenhouses, animal shelters and recreation. Portable shelters are also used in disaster relief situations to provide te... More »

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Portable generator gas tanks are frequently made of plastics similar to those used for portable gas cans, though some gas tanks are fashioned from metal. Large tanks are more likely to be made from metal, but the weight ... More »

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There is a variety of portable water tanks available on the market today including collapsible pillow tanks, self-supporting onion tanks and folding frame tanks. Portable water tanks can hold up to 20,000 gallons of pota... More »

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