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What’s the Deal with Biodiesel and Biofuel?

In this episode of AMSOIL Garage, we dive deeper into the topic of biodiesel and biofuel, and how it can impact your diesel engine.

LSI Chemical Fuel Additives for Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels

The new additives can be used for downstream fuel production to restore power and fuel economy while providing long-term protection against corrosion and waxy polymeric deposits.

Building for Biodiesel

Some people have a negative view of biodiesel. They say it gums up the fuel pump and injectors. They say it gels in cold weather. They say it’s diverting food resources to make fuel. They say it’s too expensive and can’t compete economically with conventional No. 2 diesel fuel. Then they hear that diesel engines burning biodiesel are winning pulling championships, drag races and setting new land speed records. Maybe biodiesel isn’t so bad after all.

National Biodiesel Conference and Expo

January 19-22, 2015 is when you need to be in Fort Worth, Texas. The National Biodiesel Conference and Expo is your chance to learn about the latest technical developments in the biodiesel industry, listen to industry leaders as they share insights, participate in candid discussions about biodiesel challenges, and gain a broad perspective on current state legislation and regulations impacting biodiesel.

Future Alternative Fuels Could be a Gas

Alternative fuels such as E85 and biodiesel that were once considered fringe fuels are now mainstream. You can burn any mixture of gasoline and E85 in any vehicle that is Flex Fuel capable. As for biodiesel, blends ranging from B05 (5% biodiesel) to B100 (100% biodiesel) are being used in all kinds of diesel applications.

Biodiesel and Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuels: Benefits and Bad Effects

This video from Automotive Video Inc., provides a look into additives used in today’s diesel fuels, issues from low-sulfur diesel use and challenges posed by biodiesel fuels.

32 Senators Urge Administration to Support Biodiesel Growth

Bipartisan Lawmakers Sign Letter on Biodiesel Renewable Fuel Standard RFS Volume WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. senators from across the country sent a letter in mid-November asking the Obama Administration to support reasonable growth in the biodiesel industry next year under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The senators, representing biodiesel production plants