BTU/HR: 170,000

Tradesman 170 Fuel Type: LP Gas

Put heat right where you need it with the Tradesman® 170 propane forced-air heater. Start-up is easy with a dependable electronic ignition and time-tested design. With a variable rate valve and thermostatic control, save fuel and run optimally at 125,000 to 175,000 BTU per hour.

Manufactured in Wisconsin from durable components to provide years of dependable performance. Made with the industry’s heaviest gauge combustion chamber, and Tri-shield™ coated case that protects against abrasion and corrosion.

Loaded with reliable safety features. Certified to CSA and ANSI standards. Backed by a two-year warranty and lifetime of technical support.

Tradesman® heaters are direct fired therefore require proper ventilation. Always install and use the heater in accordance with the owner’s manual and instructions.


  • Easy to operate with dependable 3-trial ignition system
  • 99% direct-fired fuel efficiency boosted by variable output controls and thermostatic control
  • Built to last with industry’s heaviest gauge combustion chamber and burner plate, and Tri-shield coated steel case protects against abrasion and corrosion
  • Hose and regulator included


Tradesman® 170
BTU/HR Rating 125,000 / 170,000
Heated Air Output (CFM) 550
Fuel Type LP
Fuel consumption LP gas min/ max (lb/hr) 5.8 / 7.9
Inlet Gas Pressure LP Gas 11.1 (in. W.C.)
Amps (start/continuous) 3.7 / 1.0
L x W x H (in.) 24.0 x 9.5 x 16.0
Shipping Weight (lbs) 34.0
Case Material Tri-Shield
High Temp Safety Switch Yes
Air Flow Safety Switch No
Gas Pressure Regulator Standard (w/POL)
Unit Mount Thermostat Standard
Gas Hose Standard
Certification U.S. & CA


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