2-Ethylhexyl Nitrate (2EHN)[edit | edit source]

Used as a cetane booster for compression ignition (diesel) engines.

Property                             Typical Result
Flash point, °F                      >150(>65.6°C)
Pour point, °F                       <-50(<-45.6°C) 
Specific gravity @ 6O0F (15.60C)     0.964
Viscosity, cSt @ 6O0F (15.60C)       1.9
Viscosity, cSt @ 320F (O0C)          2.8
IPB (decomposes on boiling), °F      279 (137.2°C)
Autoignition temperature, °F         374 (19O°C)

discussion about using 2EHN with pure plant oil fuels

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