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Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO)

 

In the modern world, fuel has been vital to driving change and advancement universally. Today that advancement is driving the improvement of more sustainable and environmentally friendly fuels.

 

What are the advantages of Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO)?

– Reduced CO2 emanations

– Fully sustainable

– Cleaner consume, lessening carbon develop in boilers

– Minor adjustments to your current heater

 

Will I have to change my boiler for HVO?

HVO is a great substitution for Diesel, as well as Kerosene, and depending on the type of boiler you have, you may not need to make any changes at all to use HVO. The more modern your boiler is, the more likely it is that it will compatible with HVO with a couple of simple modifications. Some newer boilers have the ability to consume HVO without any requiring any alterations at all.

 

HVO fuel – What is it?

Known as Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids (HEFA) or basically, sustainable diesel, HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils) are a much better for the climate and motors than mineral diesel. HVO is a great alternative for a range of applications that have environmental impact.

 

What does it contain?

Both HEFA and HVO contain high cetane numbers and can be portrayed as chain paraffinic hydrocarbons. These segments are sulfur, aromatics and oxygen free and have some huge benefits over Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) which empower them to be utilised in aviation, agriculture, transport, marine and a range of other applications.

 

How is it be produced?

Biofuel types, for example, HVO can be produced in different ways. The most common to produce HVO is through refining residue and waste materials, typically cooking oils, to remove impurities and to produce a high quality fuel.

 

How is HVO commonly used?

HVO can be used in generators, agricultural machinery, construction, marine, transport and a range of other applications.

 

Could my vehicle run on HVO fuel?

HVO meets the fuel specification EN15940 which guarantees that it can be used in all applications that require fuel to that standard. HVO is being used more and more in commercial applications, with many vehicles that are part of large multinational fast-food chains currently running on the fuel.

Companies that have endorsed HVO for their vehicles include; DAF, Scania, MAN, Renault, Mercedes-Benz, Iveco, Peugeot, Citroen, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, John Deere, Caterpillar, Scania, Agco and Steyr.

 

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