flash point


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flash point

the lowest temperature at which vapors of a liquid may be ignited by a flame.

flash point

The temperature at which a substance bursts into flame spontaneously.
See also: point
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Sample Volume Density Specific Viscosity Flash point (pure) (ml) (lb/gal) gravity (cp) ([degrees]c) Kerosene 130 0.
Applications of flash point testing understandably center on crude and refined fuels, and lubrication oils.
AS potential flash points go, Goodison Park, which saw Everton's former object of adoration, Wayne Rooney, return on Saturday for the first time since his move to Manchester, was always likely to be a good bet.
Real-Time Analyzer's Portable Fuel Quality Analyzer (PFQA) determines physical and chemical properties for diesel, gasoline and jet fuels in 10 sec, including but not limited to cetane index, cloud point, distillation values, flash point, freezing point, pour point and viscosity; as well as aromatics, ethanol, MTBE, naphthenes, saturates and sulfur.
In addition, the added benefit of polar cutting is that it lubricates the work piece/chip discharge zone and greatly enhances the machining performance, as the stable flash point is higher than most industry accepted products in similar viscosity range.
They managed to head off the flash point by persuading Rooney to get straight on the England bus at the stadium in Gelsenkirchen.
In certain events that leave their mark on pop culture, there comes a flash point when everyone's talking about the same thing.
Benefits of using Polyclear 136 in polyurea coatings include a higher flash point, creation of a more elastic and sturdier coating, no volatile substance and the elimination of yellowing, according to the company.
Another advantage is said to be the high flash point, which makes handling easier and improves safety aspects remarkably.
Kashmir is a flash point for hostilities between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan.
He was lifted after police moved in to separate warring factions at the loyalist Cluan Place/nationalist Clandeboye Drive flash point.