Is Butane The Same As Lighter Fluid?

Coleman Fuel, often known as white gas, is a lighter fuel that is extremely similar to Zippo lighter fuel. Because they are both petroleum naphtha products, they can be used interchangeably.

Why butane is used in lighters?

The Flame, to be precise. Butane lighters work by emitting a narrow stream of gas from liquid butane held in a pressurized chamber. Butane is an ideal gas for lighters since it turns liquid quickly when compressed and returns to gas quickly when pressure is reduced.