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autoignition temperature

[¦ȯd·ō·ig¦nish·ən ′tem·prə·chər]
(chemistry)
The temperature at which a material (solid, liquid, or gas) will self-ignite and sustain combustion in air without an external spark or flame.
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For oil blending, low octane petrol (grade A-76/80) with a cetane number ranging from 20 to 25 and an auto-ignition temperature slightly lower (300[degrees]C) than that of RO would be the most suitable.
Auto-ignition Temperature of a Dust Cloud, ASTM E1491 (BAM Oven): Minimum auto-ignition temperature (MALT) of dust clouds in air can be measured in the BAM (German Federal Institute for Material Testing) oven.
Dipropylene glycol dimethyl ether has an auto-ignition temperature 10[degrees]C lower than its boiling point of 175[degrees]C.