What Is Cetane and Why Does It Matter?
What Is Cetane and Why Does It Matter? Ed Newman|Jan 04, 2023 8:08 AM Cetane is a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon of the alkane series, C 16 H 34, used as a solvent and in cetane number determinations. In the same way that octane number ratings are applied to rate the ignition stability of gasoline, cetane values are assigned to diesel fuel to rate its combustion quality. Cetane numbers are used to […]