How do Butane Lighters Work?


Butane lighters are very portable devices that are used to generate a flame. The wires within the butane lighter are activated by the oil and which causes the ignition to activate. You can find more information at
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How Do Butane Lighters Work?
Butane lighters work by releasing liquid butane, stored in a pressurized chamber, in a narrow stream of gas. A spark, made by striking a flint with steel or by compressing piezoelectric crystal, ignites the gas. Because butane turns liquid quickly... More »
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Butane lighters operate using a pressurized flammable gas that is lit by a spark. Typically, the first action is the release of the butane by pressing of the spring loaded actuator. At the end of the motion of the actuator a piezeolectric material is compressed creating an electrical spark. A flint may also be used to generate the spark.
Butane lighters work by keeping butane fluid in a chamber in the bottom the the lighter that is pressurized. When a person hits the flint it causes a spark which then ignites the fluid in the chamber.
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To fill a butane lighter you have to first make sure your lighter can be refilled, then you have to turn the lighter up side down and press the butane fluid in the whole at the bottom
1. Locate the refill valve on your butane lighter. Gauge the size of the valve to determine what size screwdriver you need. 2. Hold your lighter upright and away from open flames.
hot enough for you to not swipe your finger across the flame like you would with a regular zippo lighter!
1 Gather your tools. Often a jeweler's Phillipp's screwdriver, a standard mini screwdriver, and a small soft cloth is enough. Ad 2 If you have an electric butane lighter. Turn the
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