lower explosive limit (LEL)



Lowest concentration (percentage) of a gas or vapor in air capable of producing a flash of fire in presence of an ignition source (arc, flame, heat). Concentrations lower than LEL are 'too lean' to burn. Also called lower flammable limit (LFL).

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