The Vulcan 1TR45A is gas fryer with a 45 pound shortening capacity and a 70,000 BTU output. Gas fryers like the Vulcan 1TR45A are ideal for preparing certain foods in a short period of time. The Vulcan 1TR45A is constructed of stainless steel- both the cabinet and the fry tank - so it is tough, durable, and easy to clean. The Vulcan 1TR45A has two fryer baskets to allow for a greater quantity of food to be fried concurrently with each other. This fryer is ignited electronically and is Energy Star qualified, as it maintains a very low idle temperature when not in use.