ignition temperature


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ignition temperature

[ig′nish·ən ‚tem·prə·chər]
(chemistry)
The lowest temperature at which combustion begins and continues in a substance when it is heated in air. Also known as autogenous ignition temperature; ignition point.
(plasma physics)
The lowest temperature at which the fusion energy generated in a plasma exceeds the energy lost through bremsstrahlung radiation.

ignition temperature

Of a material, the minimum temperature required to initiate combustion.
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Selected Decidious Wood Species Flash Ignition and Ignition Temperature Determination, Proceedings of Fire Engineering, 3rd International Scientific Conference, 2010, Zvolen, ISBN 978-80-89241-38-5, Mrackova, E.
When you compare the flame temperatures with the ignition temperatures of the materials shown in Table 3, you will note that all of the materials, individually taken, should ignite and burn in the continuous flame region.
Table 1--Properties of Selected Pharmaceutical Excipients Ingredient Explosion Minimum Minimum Ignition Temperature, Severity Ignition [MIT.
They include the glow wire flammability index GWF1 850 degC (IEC 60695-2-12), the glow wire ignition temperature GWIT 775 degC (IEC 60695-2-13) and the glow wire end product test of 750 degC (IEC 60695-2-11 GWT).
The glow wire ignition temperature (GWIT) value of DURANEX(R) 330GW, in black and natural color, exceeded 775 degrees C at all recommended thicknesses (0.
PROPERTIES NATURAL GAS DIESEL Flash Point (K) 124 325 Boiling Point (K @1 Atm) 147 433-655 Density (kg/cum) 128 785-881 Auto Ignition Temperature (K) 900 477-533 Octane / Cetane Number 130 46-51 Flammability Limits Range 5.
On the other hand, when a fabric is exposed to radiant heat, the fiber surface first reach the melting temperature and on further heating reaches the ignition temperature upon which they start to burn.
This small amount of wax is easily vaporized by the flame, and it is the hot wax vapour that reaches ignition temperature and burns.
CO] ratio, the ignition temperature (temperature at which limit point observed), decreases.
The company says the unit has the industry's lowest ignition temperature code rating, T3C, 320 degrees E It has dual over temperature protection with both automatic and manual reset over temperature cutouts for added safety.
A furnace heated to a temperature higher than the reaction's ignition temperature would also initiate damage.