Flash Point

Published at 05:00PM - 11/01/15

A Flash Point is the lowest temperature that a volatile substance can vaporise and ignite with air.

The following are some examples of substance flash points:

 

Vegetable Oil        327 °C

Diesel                       52 °C

Jet Fuel A/A1         38 °C

Ethanol (70%)       16 °C

Gasoline (Petrol)  -42 °C