Pitco SG14S Oil Gas Fryer has a welded tank that has the ability to hold 40 to 50 pounds of oil. Made of a smooth high-temperature alloy stainless steel this unit provides maximum heating and combustion efficiency. The unit is controlled by millivolt thermostat which keeps selected temperature automatically anywhere from 200°F up to 400°F ( 93°C - 190°C) . As a safety feature, the 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. This fryer is ideal for frying many different foods.