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At what temperature does Petroleum burn?

  1. Sep 9, 2012 #1
    At what temperature does Petroleum burn? Can you name any other common house hold oils which burn, and at what temperature? I'm also interested in the fuel you use to start a campfire with coal.
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    Keep in mind that almost any temperature, within material limits, can be reached with a furnace-type setup, so in a big enough fire, temperatures can be significantly higher.
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