Methane

marsh gas, methyl hydride, Liquified natural gas, Natural gas, CNG

How to detect Methane

Formula: CH4 | CAS: 74-82-8

Synonyms: marsh gas, methyl hydride, Liquified natural gas, Natural gas, CNG

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaCH4
CAS no.74-82-8
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eVZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eVZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)1.499
Molecular Weight, g/mole16.0
SpecificationValue/Information
Melting point, °C-183
Boiling point, °C-161
Flash point, °C-188
Upper Explosive Limit, %15
Lower Explosive Limit, %5
Density, g.cm⁻³0.716
Ionisation Energy, eV12.51

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