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Re: [RC] Heaters in trailers - Mike Lewis

I thought the same thing, till I did some reading.  The CO may initally head upward, but the article I read said that it tends to congregate at the bottom of the trailer.
Have not taken the time to research this on my own.
----- Original Message -----
From: Gary Fend
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: [RC] Heaters in trailers

The molecular weight of CO is about the same as air so I don't think  it would sink to the bottom of the trailer.  In fact, since it is a  product of incomplete combustion, and therefore warm, it would rise to the top of the trailer.  Open your roof vent and you should be safe from CO poisoning. 

Mike Lewis <mikelewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
CO tends to sink to the bottom of the trailer (where, most likely, your heater resides and you do not reside) and therefore should result in a shutoff of the heater in certain situations (preferably before asphyxiation...) 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 11:42 PM
Subject: [RC] Heaters in trailers


Re: [RC] Heaters in trailers, Gary Fend