What happens if you use kerosene instead of heating oil?

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Kerosine and heating oil are the same thing
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Can home heating oil be substituted for kerosene in a kerosene heater if your furnace isn't working?

No way hosea! Is it possible if you have the right setup. It all depends on what type of furnace you are using Not without causing further problems - in mobile home furnaces especially. Using heating oil in a smaller system can result in clogged nozzles and filters causing the system to malfuntion or even worse OVERHEAT causing fire danger. Also straight kerosene won't gel in colder temperatures like heating oil will

Why is kerosene used as jet fuels instead of petrol?

It is not kerosene but a kerosene type fuel used in jets or aircraft. Jet fuel is a mixture of various hydrocarbons. Jet fuel must be free from water contamination. Synthetic Jet fuel and Jet biofuels are used in different airways. Chemically they are not exactly same as kerosene or petrol.

Can you use kerosene instead of diesel?

A diesel engine will run fine on kerosene. If you are going to run it on kerosene for an extended amount of time you might want to put some lubricant additive in with it. Winter diesel is various blends of diesel and kerosene.In the UK you may wish to think about the tax implications,road fuel carries a higher duty and using kerosene(domestic heating oil) in a vehicle would be tax evasion.

Can put heating oil in your kerosene heater?

If your kerosene heater has a wicker which will carry the fuel additive (kerosene or oil) up towards the flame then you may put oil. However, if the heater works on hydrocaron compression-combustion priciple, then oil may not work as a fuel additive

What happens when you mix hydrogen peroxide and kerosene oil?

depends on the hydrogen peroxide. if the hydrogen peroxide is likethe one found in the medical section or in the cabnet of themedical stuff, nothing will likely happen. I didn't try it my selfso if you want to find out, experiment. But what i do know is thatif it's consentraited and comes in contact with platnium or silver,the hydrogen peroxide will start expelling hot gases that arehypergolic with kerosene. (hypergolic is a rocketry term meaningthat combining two or more substances will ignit it withoutignition source) But, you can just mix them together and will makea rocket fuel.

Why do you use gas for central heating instead of coal or oil?

Of the three fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas), gas releases least carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), so if fossil fuel has to be used, gas is the best. Gas is also cleaner burning, and easier to "transport" than coal or oil. Gas can be delivered in canisters or through a pipeline from the street. Cleaning and tuning of burners and furnaces is easier as well, plus there is no objectionable smells from normal use. Oil and coal both produce soot and ash, and require a regular service delivery, and more frequent maintenance.

Can kerosene be used as home heating fuel?

Kerosene should not be used as a home heating oil unless the unit is designed to do just that, kerosene may be used in a small amount to inhibit gelling of fuel oil during extremely cold weather.