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Why do disposable lighters have two separate fluid chambers even though the fluid can flow between the two?

Question #119042. Asked by star_gazer.

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I've no evidence for this, but I'd reckon it's for strength. I can't put my hand on a cylindrical one, but they shouldn't need to be built that way. A flat side is weak, and making two chambers will support it.

Nov 30 2010, 7:05 AM
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