Updated Sep 24, 2021
Head: The difference between octane and cetaneBy: Ray T. BohaczEven deep within farm country where compression ignition engines are dominant, little to no conversation is ever heard about a fuel’s cetane rating. In contrast, even the most disconnected motorist is familiar with the term octane. A very common misconception is that the terms refer to almost the same aspect of the respective fuel. It is true that both identify a characteristic of combustibility, but they are as different as soybeans are from corn in terms of nitrogen scavenging...
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