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Cwin

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Bunsen Burner with Propane?
« on: August 13, 2009, 02:06:13 PM »


Is it safe to use a standard bunsen burner with bottled propane gas?
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Re: Bunsen Burner with Propane?
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2009, 04:54:22 PM »

I assume you would have to make sure you controlled the temperature of the flame.
I remember using a propane torch and melting my test-tube.
Of course, I might not have been using the best test tube.
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Re: Bunsen Burner with Propane?
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2009, 11:29:33 PM »

If it's a bunsen designed for use with LPG.  The ones designed for natural gas have a different sized nozzle, and shouldn't be used with propane, as propane has a higher calorific value than methane.
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