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Old 08-20-2022, 08:41 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
Even if the intake is scrupulously clean, O2 oxidizes stuff at ridiculously high temperatures many times the safe temperature of the metals we currently use. Even Hastelloy X cuts with a torch and an air stream. Last I knew, acetylene and O2 burned at 6,000F, Hastelloy melts at 3,000

Slow down there!
We're trying to go from ~20.9% to ~22 or 23% O2 if we're lucky!

Piping O2 into a stock engine makes for amusing video tho:

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