How was butane discovered?

Answer According to the Pennington Gas Service, the development of liquefied petroleum was an important moment because it marked the discovery and isolation of both propane and butane as gas components of... Read More »

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How hot is a butane torch?

The flame of a butane torch can burn as hot as 4,995 °F. This is hot enough for many applications but is actually too cool for most metalworking applications. Acetylene torches burn much hotter,... Read More »

What is a butane lighter?

There have been many different types of cigarette lighters over the last few centuries. The very first lighters were made from adapted flintlock pistols during the 1600s. Today, butane lighters hav... Read More »

How hot is a butane lighter?

Combusted butane burns at 1,977 degrees Celsius, or 3,590.6 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature occurs when the butane lighter is lit by pressing the appropriate button on the body of the lighter.... Read More »

How to Fix a Wet Butane Lighter?

If you have ever gotten your butane lighter wet, you know that they just simply do not work until they are dry again. Waiting for a lighter to dry can take hours, but of coarse when you need it you... Read More »