These limits vary depending on the oxidant, pressure and the minimum oxygen concentration required for the combustion reaction. Specifically, we use "cookies," which are small pieces of information sent by a web server and stored by a user's web browser. The fuel ignites within the engine combustion chamber, which produces a force leading to an explosion to move the piston upwards. The leaks that do occur are found mostly in threaded fittings, joints, valves, and pumps — the fluid will slowly weep rather than gush or spray.
Flash Point: The temperature at which the vapors produced from a fluid will ignite (flash off) with the presence of an … the upper and lower flammability limits. You need to understand that the flash and fire points of any fuel are entirely different entities. All they do is record your privacy preferences so that we can remember and respect them for next time you visit. Organic heat transfer fluids have relatively low density and specific heat and so cool rapidly when exposed to air.