What is Biodiesel?
Biodiesel is a product obtained by converting organic oils with diesel fuel by mixing with base and alcohol. Biodiesel is a fuel that can be used in all diesel engines made from vegetable oil and not modified.
Rape (canola) is a product which is collected from oil seed plants such as sunflower, soybean, and aspirin and which is used as a fuel which is obtained by the reaction of oils or animal fats obtained with a short chain alcohol (methanol or ethanol) in the presence of a catalyst. Domestic frying oils and animal fats can also be used as biodiesel raw materials. Even animal fats such as frozen fat and fish oil can be used to make biodiesel fuel. Biodiesel can also be made from used oils in fast-food restaurants.
Biodiesel is obtained by a chemical process called transesterification, in which glycerin is separated from oil or vegetable oil. As a result, two products remain, methyl esters (the chemical name of biodiesel) and glycerin (a valuable by-product usually sold for use in soap and other products).
What is Biodiesel?
Biodiesel works on all diesel engines that have not been modified. For other alternative fuels, there is no need to convert the engine for employees. The diesel engine can work in biodiesel because it works according to the principles of air compression first, followed by compression of the fuel injected into the ultra-hot, ultra-pressurized combustion zone. In contrast to petrol engines that use a spark to ignite the fuel / air mixture, diesel engines use fuel to ignite hot air. Thanks to this simple operation, diesel engines can run on thick fuels.
Because biodiesel chemically resembles diesel fuels, you can add biodiesel directly to the fuel tank of any diesel vehicle. But it is worth pointing out again that it is definitely not to be used and tested in the next generation multijet and motor vehicle with fuel recognition system. There are many advantages to using biodiesel as a vehicle fuel. There is less emission in the biodiesel, it can be produced with own country resources without external dependence, it does not affect motor performance and it is obtained from plants. Biodiesel can be described as solar-powered liquid fuels because plants grow with solar energy. In short, biodiesel has a distinct place and position within renewable energy sources.
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