How Do Lighters Work?

Table of ContentsThe First LighterThe Modern LighterSuggested Reading Lighters are containers that use a fuel to produce a flame. The first lighters were fueled by hydrogen gas, but modern lighters use butane. When the lighter is depressed, the butane is released and vaporized. The vaporized butane is then ignited by a spark. Lighters are to smokers what sunlight is to trees, but lighters aren’t merely used to light cigarettes. They’re also quite common at any party that involves a cake dug with candles. However, have you ever wondered how lighters produce a flame so perfectly ovate, as if it materializes … Continue reading How Do Lighters Work?