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Propane

A three-carbon alkane, propane is sometimes derived from other petroleum products.

Formula: C3H8

Used as fuel in cooking and motor vehicles (busses, forklifts, taxies). In many rural areas of the US, propane is also used in furnaces, water heaters, laundry driers, and other heat-producing appliances. Delivery trucks fill up large tanks that are permanently installed on the property.

see also hydrocarbon, petrol or gasoline.



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