Biodiesel Chemistry

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Biodiesel Hydrometer

Specific Gravity and Biodiesel

One of the field tests for Diesel Fuel is to measure it’s specific gravity with a hydrometer. This test can tell you how much energy is in diesel fuel. This article covers hydrometer use for both diesel and biodiesel.

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keeping biodiesel fresh

Biodiesel Stability

How long can you store Biodiesel? This article goes into the chemistry behind the answer.

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how long does it take to heat up my oil

Time to Heat Oil

This Article answers the question, "How long does it take to heat up my oil?" Moreover, it includes all the math.

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Converting Acid Number to Percent Free Fatty Acids in Biodiesel

Acid Number to FFA Conversions

Free Fatty Acid content, Acid Number, and WVO titration number are all different ways of talking about the same thing. This article shows you how to convert back and forth.

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Water Washing WVO with Baking Soda

Enzymatic Biodiesel

Commercial biodiesel producers are using enzymes as a catalyst for making biodiesel from high FFA oils without the need for strong acids.

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