Accession Number ADA580322
Title Effectiveness of Low Temperature Additives for Biodiesel Blends.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 29p
Personal Author S. R. Westbrook
Abstract The basis of this focus was the assumption that once the end user has taken ownership of a biodiesel blend, the only realistic option to improve low temperature properties is treatment of the blend with an additive. The test results demonstrated that use of the selected additives could be tailored depending on the low temperature property to be improved. Addition of additive to cold fuel reduces or eliminates the efficacy of the additive.
Keywords Additives
Diesel fuels
Low temperature
Mixtures
Thermal properties


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 97K - Fuels
Corporate Author Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX. TARDEC Fuels and Lubricants Research Facility.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Interim rept. 17 Jun 2010-30 Jun 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1325
Contract Number W56HZV-09-C-0100

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