CONCOA Precision Gas Controls

Propane (C3H8)
DESCRIPTION (Propane):


Propane is a colorless, flammable gas at atomospheric pressure and normal temperatures. It has a natural gas odor and is soluable in ether, alcohol and slightly soluable in water. Typical uses include vehicle fuel, home heating, and refrigerant gas.

PHYSICAL CONSTANTS (Propane):

Molecular Weight: 44.096
Vapor Pressure @ 70° F.: 109 psig
Specific Volume @ 70° F., 1 atm.: 8.5 cu.ft/lb
Boiling Point @ 1.0 atm. : --43.7 ° F
Freezing Point @ 1 atm. : -305.84 ° F
Specific Gravity, Gas @ 60° F., 1 atm. (Air = 1): 1.5503
Density, Gas @ 0° C., 1 atm.: 1.97 g/l
Density, Liquid @ 20° C 0.5005 g/ml
Critical Temperature: 206.2 ° F
Critical Pressure: 617.4 psia
Critical Density: 0.220 g/ml
Latent Heat of Vaporization @ b.p.: 101.76 cal/g
Latent Heat of Fusion @ m.p..: 19.10 cal/g
Specific Heat, Gas @ 60° F., 1 atm. Cp: 0.3885 cal/(g)(° C)
Specific Heat, Gas @ 60° F., 1 atm. Cv: 0.3434 cal/(g)(° C)
Specific Heat Ratio, Gas @ 15° C., 1 atm., Cp/Cv: 1.131
Solubility in Water @ 17.8° C., 1 atm. : 6.5 vol/100 vol H2O
Autoignition Temperature.: 874° F
Surface Tension @ -50 ° C.: 16.49 dynes/cm
Viscosity, Gas @ 60° F., 1 atm. : 0.008029 centipoise
Heat of Combustion, Gas @ 60° F.: 2563.3 BTU/ft3

CYLINDER CONNECTIONS (Propane):

Standard CGA V-1 Cylinder Connection Gas Withdrawal: CGA 510, CGA 810
Standard CGA V-1 Cylinder Connection Liquid Withdrawal: CGA 555
Standard CGA V-1 Cylinder Connection Liquid and Gas withdrawal: CGA 790