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Is LPG (liquified petroleum gas) lighter than air or heavier than air?

Tags: air, lpg, petroleum gas
Asked by MrinalKant Chatterjee, 30 Apr '07 08:30 am
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not by any chance dear, it is HEAVIER
Answered by Kabindra Kumar Roy, 30 Apr '07 08:33 am

 
  
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its heavier and is a mixture of hydrocarbon gases. A powerful odorant, ethanethiol, is added so that leaks can be detected easily. Since it is heavier it is advised not to keep refrigerator and gas cylinder in the same room, the compressor of the fridge will give the spark needed for an accident
Answered by david, 30 Apr '07 10:19 am

 
  
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heavier
Answered by puranam mahalaxmi, 30 Apr '07 08:45 am

 
  
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It is heavier,so more chances of localised fire hazard.
Answered by prabhakar pandit, 30 Apr '07 08:35 am

 
  
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LPG is heavier than air. in natural form LPG have no smell. To find out its leakage Mercaptane is added to it for smell. On leakage spread in low lying area, rate depends upon the atmospheric condition. the upper and lower flammability limits are 2 -10 approx.
Answered by ravinder Singh, 04 May '07 11:15 am

 
  
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LIGHTER.
Answered by Murali, 30 Apr '07 09:41 am

 
  
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LPG is heavier than air.
Answered by Nirav D Desai, 30 Apr '07 08:38 am

 
  
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