What is Biodiesel

Biodiesel is a clean burning bio-fuel, produced from renewable resources. Biodiesel contains no petroleum; however it can be blended at any level with petroleum diesel to create a Biodiesel blend. It can be used in compression-ignition (diesel) engines with no modifications. Biodiesel is simple to use, biodegradable, non-toxic, carbon neutral and essentially free of sulphur and aromatics.

 Reasons for using Biodiesel

  • Biodiesel runs in any conventional, unmodified diesel engine
  • Biodiesel can be stored anywhere that petroleum diesel fuel is stored
  • Biodiesel reduces Carbon Dioxide emissions, the primary cause of the Greenhouse Effect, by up to 100%.
  • Biodiesel can be used alone or blended in any amount with petroleum diesel fuel
  • Biodiesel is more lubricating than diesel fuel, it increases the engine life and can be used in place of sulfur
  • Biodiesel contains practically no sulfur
  • Biodiesel decreases soot emissions considerably
  • Biodiesel is biodegradable and non-toxic, is safe to transport and is not considered a hazardous material
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