Tag: biodiesel

What Are the Different Types of Biodiesel Oil?

Biodiesel oil can be made from plants such as peanuts, sunflowers, and palms. It can also be made from animal fats and algae. Fungi and coffee grounds have also been successfully used. Biodiesel oil can be used by itself or mixed in varying percentages with fossil fuels. In most cases, the oil can be used in the

How Do I Make Biodiesel from Cooking Oil?

Creating biodiesel from cooking oil waste is a technique for generating diesel engine fuel from leftover grease. It is popular as a way to avoid paying for commercially-sold diesel fuel. Biodiesel from cooking oil requires no special modifications to a diesel engine and can be produced from waste oil found in kitchen grease traps, which is often obtainable for free

What is BioDiesel?

Biodiesel is the mono-alkyl-esters of long-chain fatty-acids derived from renewable organic oil lipid sources. Biodiesel is produced from feed stocks like vegetable oils, used cooking oils and animal fats.     BioDiesel for vehicles or Bio-Heat as it is called when used in oil furnaces is a man made clean burning fuel substitute that is made

The advantages of biodiesel

Biodiesel is widely accepted as a substitute fuel for fossil diesel, its physical and chemical properties are similar to fossil diesel and the extensive use can reduce greenhouse gas emissions.Biodiesel can be mixed with diesel at any percentage or used directly on diesel engines without big adjustments.In addition, biodiesel is free of sulfur and aromatic hydrocarbons, high hexadecane value and good biodegradability. Biodiesel, which is

Biodiesel & the Environment

Biodiesel burns much cleaner than petroleum diesel Biodiesel is nontoxic and biodegradable. Compared to petroleum diesel fuel, which is refined from crude oil, biodiesel combustion produces fewer air pollutants such as particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrocarbons, and air toxics. Nitrogen oxide emissions from burning a gallon of biodiesel may be slightly higher than emissions