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The specific gravity of diesel fuel oil varies between 0.81 to 0.96. Specific gravity of diesel fuel oil is recorded at 15.6 degree centigrade. More »

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To convert from specific gravity to API, divide 141.5 by the specific gravity, then subtract 131.5. The specific gravity that should be used is that from oil at sixty degrees Fahrenheit. The 141.5 comes from the old Baum... More »

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Examples of specific gravities of common liquids at 25 degrees Fahrenheit include 1.052 for acetic acid or vinegar, 0.826 for ammonia, 1.100 for ethylene glycol, 0.871 for turpentine, and 1.028 for sea water. All the spe... More »

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According to the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, diesel fuel is refined from crude oil through the use of a distillation column, making use of the varying boiling points of all the various chemicals in cru... More »

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The flash point of diesel fuel varies between 126 and 205 degrees Fahrenheit (between 52 and 96 degrees Celsius) depending on the type of diesel fuel. Diesel is suitable for use in a compression-ignition engine and is mo... More »

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