Aladdin Lamps from The Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company are Kerosene Hurricane Mantle oil lamps that are still regarded as the best available.The principle of the Aladdin lamp burner is to produce a blue flame (virtually 100 % combustion) for maximum heat output. This heat causes the mantle to incandesce due to its unique chemical composition and properties. The Aladdin emits approximately 2500 BTUs of heat per hour. The Aladdin lamp emits 60 candlepower of white light-No pumping-No noise-No smoke-No Danger. So easy to use, all you need is a match. The Aladdin Hurricane lantern is the only lamp of this type manufactured today. An Aladdin Mantle lamp, ready to light in case of emergency power outage, provides much comfort in the household that plans ahead. It has also gone a long, long way toward solving the lighting problem for rural homes, with its abundance of soft, mellow, modern, white light. Aladdin light makes evening reading, writing or sewing a pleasure. No other kerosene lamp can rival Aladdin's distinctive lines and classic beauty. All models use the same proven oil burner.