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Gasoline /ˈɡæsəliːn/, also known as petrol /ˈpɛtrəl/ outside North America, is a transparent, ... 1 History. 1.1 Etymology and terminology. 2 Octane rating; 3 ...

Fact Sheet: A Brief History of Octane in Gasoline: From Lead to ...

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Mar 30, 2016 ... Several EPA fuel regulations have concerned octane. Octane is a gasoline additive that is needed for the proper functioning of modern engines ...

History of Fuel Octane! O the good old days! [Archive] - Chevy ...

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What are the major differences between the gas sold back in the 60's and modern fuel. Was there a difference in octane? I was thinking about ...

87 octane fuel vs. 100 octane ! - Axis History Forum

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Jun 21, 2005 ... If there is a person who knows about oil industry I 'd like to ask how much more difficult is it to produce 100 octane fuel than it is to do 87 octane ...

Gasoline - New World Encyclopedia

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Dec 6, 2013 ... History. Gasoline is a mixture of hydrocarbons, although some may contain ... Reformate, produced in a catalytic reformer with a high octane ...

Cheyenne's 100-Octane Aviation Fuel Plant | WyoHistory.org

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Frontier Refining Company's 100-octane plant in Cheyenne, built during World War II. ..... series on the history of Wyoming's energy and extraction businesses.

Importing High-Octane Gasoline from the United States - History ...

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Also, in May 1952 foreign currency was allocated to gasoline imports as well, and Idemitsu imported 5,000 kiloliters of gasoline (with an octane rating of 75 and ...

History of Gasoline - Energy Explained, Your Guide To ...

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History of Gasoline · Gasoline & the Environment · Diesel Fuel ... and faster. Gasoline octane increased, and lead was added to improve engine performance.

octane number - Infoplease

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octane number, figure of merit representing the resistance of gasoline to premature detonation when exposed to heat and pressure in the combustion chamber ...

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Jan 22, 2016 ... I-Octane & Ninja Man - Dancehall History (Raw) [90's Don Dada Riddim] January 2016. Akam Entertainment. SubscribeSubscribed ...
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Octane History - What does octane mean? | HowStuffWorks

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The name "octane" comes from the following fact: When you take crude oil and " crack" it in a refinery, you end up getting hydrocarbon chains of different lengths.

A Historical Analysis of the Co-evolution of Gasoline Octane Number ...

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In this work, the authors reviewed engine, vehicle, and fuel data since 1925 to examine the historical and recent coupling of compression ratio and fuel antiknock ...

Timeline of Gasoline and Fuel Improvements - Inventors - About.com

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A timeline illustrating the history of gasoline from the first inventor to unleaded. ... During the 1950s, the increase of the compression ratio and higher octane fuels ...