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  • How hot is the tip of a cigarette?

  • How Hot Is the Tip of a Lit Cigarette? The temperature of the tip of a lit cigarette when smoldering is close to 1100 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature of the tip during a two-second puff can be more than 1600 degrees Fahrenheit. Cigarette tip temperatures are significantly higher than gasoline鈥檚 autoignition threshold of 495 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • What is the temperature of a burning cigarette on gasoline?

  • John Grisham in his book the PARTNER contends that he splashed gasoline around his Chevy Blazer, lit a cigarette and threw it on the gasoline, and it exploded. I know that gasoline has an autoignition temperature of 495 F and I do not believe the end of a burning cigarette comes near 495degrees.

  • What is the actual temperature of a lit cigarette?

  • Well, Mike here it is: We performed a series of experiments in order to determine the actual temperature of the lit cigarette. Here are the results for the temperature at different locations and under different conditions: Temperature without drawing: Side of the lit portion: 400 deg C (or 752 deg F)

  • Does it matter how hot the gas is when smoking?

  • It matters how the cigarette actually falls onto the surface to the gasoline. There is a lower chance of autoignition if the cigarette falls on it’s side where the temperature is lower. Also, the temperature of the gasoline itself matters.

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