Definition of Cetane number:
Diesel ignition measurement compared to standard satin.
Measure the quality of diesel ignition. The higher the number, the easier it will be to install a diesel engine (direct injection). It describes the volume techniques of centen (chemical name hexadecan) in a flammable mixture (containing cetane and 1-methylphenylene), the ignition property of which is similar to that of tested diesel fuel. See also actin number.
How to use Cetane number in a sentence?
- Euro III diesel has a minimum catechin number of 51 (standard ignition quality measurement) instead of 48, while suitable petrol has an octane number of 91 ("shock proof") instead of 88.
Meaning of Cetane number & Cetane number Definition