Specifications - Operation

Model 60 K Specifications

Model 60KPV - Propane with Vertical Outlet
Model 60KNV - Natural Gas with Vertical Outlet

Unit dimensions: Covers floor area 17-3/4" x 31-1/4" (Standard seat height)
Unit Weight: Approx. 170 lbs. (Shipping weight slightly higher)
Shipping Carton Dimensions:
Approx. 20" x 33" x 55"
Storage/Combustion Chamber Capacity:
3 gallons (US)
Gas Rating: 40,000 BTU @ 10" manifold pressure (LP)
40,000 BTU @ 5" manifold pressure (Nat.)
Burner Characteristics:
Atmospheric type. Ported Stainless Steel Tube
Gas Connection: 3/8 NPT female inlet
Gas Control: Standard gas controls
Flue Connection: 6" male collar. Standard taper
Ignition: Piezo type (no power supply or open flame required)
Color: Beige or White
Standard Vent Kit Configurations*

Vent Kit No. VKL-1M0
Vent Kit No. VKL-1M0
Vent Kit No. VKL-1
Vent Kit No. VKL-1
*Special purpose vent kits made to order on request
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Method of Operation:


Simply use the toilet. The toilet can be used approximately 40 - 50 times before burning is necessary. The full mark is the smaller leg cast into the combustion chamber on the right hand side between the two larger reinforcing legs. Once the waste reaches the top of this leg, it is necessary to burn whether it is one use or one hundred uses.

Before starting the burn cycle, be sure to add the one packet of anti-foam into the liquid portion of the waste...not on top of the mountain. Place the cover plug on and set your timer for four hours (if altitude exceeds 4,000 feet, you may have to set the timer for up to six hours). Start the burn cycle in the same way you would start your barbecue.

The burn cycle is very similar to boiling potatoes on the stove. As the combustion chamber heats up, the liquid starts to boil. As the liquid boils, it boils away the solids. If there is not a lot of toilet paper and it is allowed to dry out, it will eventually hit the bottom of the combustion chamber and turn to ash. All that should be left after the four hour burn cycle is half a cup of sterile ash that you can either vacuum up when cool, or scoop up and put on your rose garden.

The combustion chamber never needs to be washed as it does work as a self cleaning oven and disinfects itself with each burn cycle. The toilet will shut off when the time expires or the high limit switch will shut it down if it overheats because all of the liquid has been boiled away.

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