Low-temperature properties of triglyceride-based diesel fuels: Transesterified methyl esters and petroleum middle distillate/ester blends

@article{Dunn1995LowtemperaturePO,
  title={Low-temperature properties of triglyceride-based diesel fuels: Transesterified methyl esters and petroleum middle distillate/ester blends},
  author={Robert O. Dunn and Marvin O. Bagby},
  journal={Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society},
  year={1995},
  volume={72},
  pages={895-904}
}
  • R. Dunn, M. Bagby
  • Published 1 August 1995
  • Chemistry
  • Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society
This work examines low-temperature properties of triglyceride-based alternate fuels for direct-injection compression-ignition engines. Methyl esters from transesterified soybean oil were studied as neat fuels and in blends with petroleum middle distillates (No. 1 or No. 2 diesel fuel). Admixed methyl esters composed of 5–30 vol% tallowate methyl esters in soyate methyl esters were also examined. Pour points, cloud points, and kinematic viscosities were measured; viscosities at cooler… 
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