Pitco FBG18 Flat Bottom Gas Fryer with 42-65 lb. Capacity

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The Pitco FBG18 Flat Bottom Fryer features a versatile cooking design and is ideal for wet batter products like fish & chips, tempura, funnel cakes, and more. The FBG18 is simple to operate and reliable.

The Pitco FBG18 has a 42-65 lb oil capacity and a stainless steel construction. The tank is constructed of heavy duty gauge mild steel for stickless wet batter frying. The cabinet has a stainless steel front, door, side, and back splash.

Standard Features:


  • Fry tank constructed of heavy gauge mild steel for stickless wet batter frying.
  • Welded tank with an extra smooth peened finish ensures easy cleaning.
  • Stainless steel cabinet front, door, side and splash back
  • Heavy duty 3/16” (.48 cm) door hinges
  • Marine front edge to hold wet batter trays
  • Front 1 ¼” (3.2 cm) full port drain for quick draining
  • 9” (22.9 cm) bottom clearance allows for ease of cleaning


  • Blower Free Burner Technology provides dependable heat transfer without the need for complex power blowers
  • Integrated gas control valve acts as a manual valve, pilot valve, main valve, gas filter and pressure regulator
  • Gas control valve prevents gas flow to the main burner until pilot is established and shuts off all gas flow automatically if the pilot flame goes out
  • Temperature limit switch safely shuts off all gas flow if the fryer temperature exceeds the upper limit
  • Solid State Thermostat mounted behind the front door. A compact temperature controller incorporating automatic melt cycle, system indicator lights and power switch
  • Matchless ignition ignites a standing pilot once a day when the power is turned on. Less wear and tear on components and faster recovery when the controller calls for heat
  • Drain valve interlock switch is hermetically sealed switch that automatically shuts down the heating system if the drain valve is opened

Standard Accessories

  • Tank - heavy duty gauge mild steel
  • Cabinet-stainless steel front, door, sides & splash back
  • Blower Free Burner Technology
  • Solid State Temperature Controller with matchless ignition, melt cycle, and drain valve interlock switch
  • 1 ¼” (3.2 cm) Full port drain valve
  • Manual gas shutoffs and Rear gas manifold connection
  • Built-in integrated flue deflector
  • 9” (22.9 cm) Legs
  • Drain plug
  • Removable flue splash guard
  • Drain Line Clean out rod
  • Cleaning brush


  • Model: FBG18
  • Oil Capacity: 42-65 lbs.
  • Frying Area: 18" x 24"
  • Cook Depth: 3-1/4" - 5"
  • Gas Input Rate / Hr: 100,000 BTUs
  • Natural or Propane Gas
  • Dimensions: 20" W x 34-7/16" D x 43-3/16" H
  • Weight: 355 lbs.