# What is the meaning of density in petrol pump?

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## What is density at petrol pump?

As per Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) specification IS 2796 : 2017, the density of the petrol should be within the range of 720–775 kg/m3. The density at the different petrol pump is different due to the following reasons: Different lot of production of petrol at petroleum refinery.

## What density of petrol is good?

The density of gasoline ranges from 0.71–0.77 kg/L (719.7 kg/m3 ; 0.026 lb/in3; 6.073 lb/US gal; 7.29 lb/imp gal), higher densities having a greater volume of aromatics. Since gasoline floats on water, water cannot generally be used to extinguish a gasoline fire unless used in a fine mist.

## How does density affect petrol?

Density is mass per unit volume. If a fuel has higher density than other, it means much more mass is entering into the combustion chamber for the same volume, since new generation diesel injectors which supply fuel into combustion chamber for power generation regulate the amount of fuel by volume, not by mass.

## How is fuel density calculated?

Experimental Density of Gasoline

Subtract the mass of the cylinder from the mass of the cylinder when it contains gasoline. This is the mass of the gasoline. Divide this figure by the volume, 100 ml, to get the density.

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## Which company petrol is best?

Top 6 Brands of Petrol Pumps in India

• Indian Oil. Indian Oil Corporation is the biggest oil company and also India’s most profitable state-owned company. …
• Bharat Petroleum. …
• Hindustan Petroleum. …
• Reliance Petroleum. …
• Shell. …
• Essar Oil. …
• Upcoming Oil Companies and Petrol Pumps in India. …
• Rosneft.

## How do you know if petrol is pure?

By using such a filter paper, you can easily check petrol quality to know whether it is adulterated or not. Put a few drops of petrol on the paper, if the petrol is pure, it will evaporate without leaving any stain. However, if the petrol is adulterated, it will leave some stains on the paper.

## Which petrol is best for bike?

The various Octane ratings of petrol are 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93 and 97, which symbolize purity and refinement in increasing order. On one end we have 87 octane which you use for your bike as unleaded and on the other extreme we have 97 octane which fuels the super bikes sold in India as Speed 97.

## Which fuel has the highest density?

Liquid hydrocarbons (fuels such as gasoline, diesel and kerosene) are today the most dense way known to economically store and transport chemical energy at a large scale (1 kg of diesel fuel burns with the oxygen contained in ≈15 kg of air).

## Which is lighter petrol or water?

petrol is lighter than water so if there is water in the fuel, it will settle to the bottom of the jar.

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