What is sooty and non sooty flame ?

Last updated date: 26th Jan 2023
Total views: 192.2k
Views today: 4.87k
192.2k+ views

Unsaturated carbon compounds do not burn completely and give a flame with unburnt or partially burnt carbon particles. Such a flame has yellow color and is polluting. Its is called sooty flame.

While saturated carbon compounds usually burn completely and give a clear blue flame. This is called non sooty flame.