Our manual gas scalder can be used with either LP or Natural Gas. 40,000 BTU burner has a pilot safety valve with thermocouple. Tank is hot dipped galvanized after fabrication. Easily accessible pilot light. Requires vent. Standard drain table adds 26” of length. Automatic water level and heat control. Holds about 38 gallons, and will scald 6-8 broilers in 45 seconds.