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How do you fill a lamp with kerosene?

If you have an old fashioned wick type kerosene lamp, unscrew the top, pour in the kerosene- (half way is fine, it will burn for hours and hours), light the wick, and then put (MORE)
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Why does kerosene float on water?

Kerosene floats on water for the same reason everything else floats. It weighs less than water and has buoyancy. If you put a drop of kerosene on water you will notice it form (MORE)

Is kerosene used to treat arthritis?

There are home remedies involving Kerosene for treating arthritis. To find out more just type the words Kerosene and arthritis into your browser and you will get a selection o (MORE)
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Does Kerosene freeze?

There is only one substance in the universe which does not ever freeze no matter how cold it gets, and that is the element helium - it can be liquified, but it never freezes. (MORE)

What do you observe when kerosene and water are mixed?

Kerosene is the same as paraffin. Paraffin is a liquid that can burn and is widely used. When you mix paraffin with water, you get a whitish liquid, probably due to airbubbl (MORE)

What is viscosity of kerosene?

Taking fresh water as a comparison at 60F the viscosity is 1.13. That of kerosene at 68F is 2.71
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What is the density of kerosene?

At one atmosphere pressure, and temperature of 60 degrees F, the density of kerosene is 817.15 Kg per cubic meter or 0.81715 Kg per Litre
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How many liters of kerosene in 600 kg's of kerosene?

The density of kerosene is between 0.78 and 0.81 0.78 to 0.81 kg per litre. That means 600 kgs require between 600/0.81 and 600/0.78 litres. That is, between 741 litres and (MORE)

What is kerosene oil?

Kerosene is a thin clear liquid formed from hydrocarbons obtained from fractional distillation of petroleum. The process of distilling petroleum into kerosene was first writt (MORE)