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Category Archives: Paraffin

How to open 45 gallon steel drums

If you’re reading this page the likelihood is you’ve just taken delivery of a barrel of fuel oil (such as red diesel, kerosene, paraffin) or a lubricant and you’re stuck on how to open the 2″ screw cap. By far the easiest method is to buy a drum wrench – a special tool designed solely for […]

Back to the Old Days with Paraffin Heaters

With energy prices driving some people to distraction, conservation may be taking us all back to the future. ‘Paraffin heater’ is an old familiar term that is getting a whole new look, as well as new technology to bring it into the twenty first century. Oil refiners and heater manufacturers have worked hard to develop […]

Paraffin Heaters: The Alternative way of Heating This Winter

Sometimes, what was old, is new again, and that applies to portable heaters.  Before central heating systems and natural gas or electric heat, there were kerosene heaters. With the high cost of energy today, portable heaters are making a come back with improved technology, for both the heaters and the fuel.   What is a […]