Can smoking ignite gasoline fumes?

Answer On One Hand: Smoking Can Ignite Gasoline VaporsGasoline and its vapors are highly flammable, but the vapors are especially dangerous. They are heavier than air, spread quickly and can ignite from a... Read More »

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Can gasoline fumes cause an asthma attack?

On One Hand: Yes, ProbablyAccording to Immuno International Health Centers, gasoline fumes can enter the lungs and cause an asthma attack. The fumes irritate certain receptors, causing muscles surr... Read More »

Why are gasoline vapors more flammable than liquid gasoline?

Oxygen is required for gasoline to burn. There is far more oxygen in gasoline vapor than in liquid gasoline. This is why the flame is on top of a puddle of gas. Just the vapor is burning.

How to Ignite a Furnace?

Igniting a furnace means making sure it receives the necessary fuel. This ignition sometimes involves an electrical spark or a pilot flame. When this pilot light goes out, possibly because of a win... Read More »

Can a spark ignite jet fuel?

Raw jet fuel is highly flammable and a spark may ignite it. Because of this, there are additives in jet fuel to prevent explosions. Airlines also take extra precautions to prevent any kind of spark... Read More »