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Table 5 Self-heating properties of several materials compared to cotton impregnated with linseed oil (Gross & Robertson 1958 )

From: Low temperature oxidation of linseed oil: a review

Material E A ΔH c ρ k c
  kJ mol-1 W kg-1 kg m-3 W (m· K)-1 J (kg· K)-1
Wood fibre board 108 3.3 × 1013 250 0.050 1382
Cotton linters 144 6.9 × 1015 320 0.042 1340
Cork 80.0 8.1 × 109 130 0.042 2010
Natural foam rubber 116 2.9 × 1015 108 0.040 2093
16.7% of linseed oil on the cotton 88.0 4.7 × 1013 309 0.046 1400