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Written by Robert T. Pudlewski   
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 15:48

The chart below shows the Fahrenheit temperature at which fuel (gasoline, diesel, propane and CNG) will ignite. Auto-ignition is the temperature when no spark is present and the fuel will ignite, such as diesels’ compression heat ignition. Flashpoint is when fuel at that temperature will ignite when exposed to a spark or flame ignition.0711STNchart


 

 

 

 

 

 


Editor's note: Read Pudlewski's comparison of diesel and CNG fuel for school buses from the July 2011 magazine edition of School Transportation News.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 June 2011 07:36