Flame Temperatures for some Common Gases

Adiabatic flame temperatures for some common fuel gases as propane, butane, acetylene and more in air or oxygen atmosphere

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The flame temperatures for some common fuel gases can be found in the table below:

Fuel Gas Oxygen (oC) Air (oC)
Acetylene 3,100 2,400
Butane 1,970
Ethane 1,960
Hydrogen 2,660 2,045
MAPP1) 2,980  
Methane 2,810 1,957
Natural Gas 2,770  
Propane 2,820 1,980
Propane Butane Mix   1,970
Propylene 2,870  

Note! Initial gas, air and oxygen temperature at 20oC.

1) MAPP gas is a mixture of various hydrocarbons, principally, methyl acetylene and propadiene.

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