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Can kerosene be used as heating oil?

Kerosene: is sometimes known as 28-second oil or home heating oil. Kerosene is primarily used for home heating and it is considerably lighter than gas oil. Kleenburn Kerosene: This type of heating oil is a lot cleaner when burning which is less polluting than normal kerosene.

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Simply so, can I use kerosene instead of heating oil?

Kerosene will not harm your furnace and will burn just fine, but what you should be using is Diesel fuel; Diesel fuel is Heating oil and has more BTU's (and usually less cost) than kerosene.

is kerosene cheaper than heating oil? Kerosene is more expensive than fuel oil and is used in situations where the tank is exposed to cold temperatures. Fuel oil gels at colder temperatures. Pound for pound kerosene has less energy than No. 2 Fuel oil and is generally more expensive.

Considering this, is stove oil the same as kerosene?

What is the difference between Kerosene and Home Heating Fuel. Crude oil is refined into various oils such as home heating oil and kerosene. Heating oil is diesel fuel. It is dyed red to indicate that it is not legal to burn in a diesel vehicle because the red dye indicates that there were no road taxes paid with it.

What is kerosene oil used for?

Paraffin wax is a waxy solid extracted from petroleum. Kerosene is widely used to power jet engines of aircraft (jet fuel) and some rocket engines and is also commonly used as a cooking and lighting fuel, and for fire toys such as poi.

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