Guidelines

Fuel Operation Guidelines



DO NOT BURN HOMEMADE / CUSTOM FUELS!Burning fuels that are not listed in our instruction manual should be done at your own risk. BriteLyt assumes no responsibility for the burning of non-listed fuels. Burning fuels not listed in this manual can cause permanent and irreversible damage to your lantern.

IMPORTANT:
The listed preheat times are approximate. Variables such as altitude, humidity and temperature will have an impact.

Some fuels require you to mix multiple fuel types in order to avoid damaging the lantern. Please refer to the instructions below for more information.

Be sure to read the INSTRUCTION MANUAL in its entirety before attempting to use any BriteLyt lantern.

Gasoline Type Fuels
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 10 to 35 seconds
Examples: Coleman™ Fuel, Gasoline, White Gas, Paint Thinner, Lighter Fluid, Mineral Spirits without Oil.

Oil Based Fuels
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 15 to 45 sec
Examples: Kerosene, Lamp Oil, JP Fuels™, Citronella Oil, Mineral Spirits with Oil.

Heavy Oil Base Fuels (50/50 Mixture Recommended)
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 45 sec to 2 min.
Examples: Diesel Fuel or Bio-Diesel.

Below are recommendations for mixing fuels in order to improve efficiency and safety.


The recommended mixture is 50/50 but can be adjusted to match your conditions.

Kerosene and Gasoline Type Fuel
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 15 to 30 sec
Total Run Time Approximately: 10 to 12 hours
Examples: Kerosene mixed with any of the following fuels: Coleman™, Paint Thinner, All Alcohol Fuels.

Diesel and Gasoline Type Fuel
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 20 to 40 sec.
Total Run Time Approximately: 10 to 15 hours.
Examples: Diesel mixed with any of the following fuels: Coleman™, Paint Thinner, All Alcohol Fuels.

Biodiesel and Gasoline Type Fuel
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 45 sec to 2 min
Total Run Time Approximately: 10 to 25 hours.
Examples: Diesel mixed with any of the following fuels: Coleman™, Paint Thinner, All Alcohol Fuels.

Motor Oil and Gasoline Type Fuel
Pre-Heat Time approximately: 1 1/2 to 3 min and may have to use Alcohol cup and not preheater (part 35). (Must test preheater if it does not work use heat cup part 35)