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Octane - Wikipedia

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Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and the condensed ..... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...

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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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 ... Naphthenes, olefins, and aromatics increase the octane rating of the ...

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 ...

Why Lead Used to Be Added To Gasoline - Today I Found Out

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Nov 14, 2011 ... “Tetraethyl lead” was used in early model cars to help reduce engine knocking, boost octane ratings, and help with wear and tear on valve ...

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 ...

John's Octane Engine Page, CFR / Octane / Supercharge / Cetane ...

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Runyard's Octane Engine Page. Pictures and history of the Research & Motor Method Octane engines. CFR F-1 ASTM D 2699 & F-2 ASTM D 2700.

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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.

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 ...

A Historical Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Gasoline Octane ...

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2 A Historical Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Gasoline Octane Number and Spark-Ignition Engines. FURTHER DETAIL AND SOURCES AVAILABLE IN ...