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2013-04-17 11:16:15

The latest national survey of 100% biodiesel (B100) "blend stock" samples by the U.S. Department of Energy´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) found that 95% of the samples from 2011-12 met ASTM International fuel quality specifications. The ASTM standards serve as guidelines for industry and are designed to ensure quality at the pump for consumers — along with reliable operation of the nation´s vehicles powered by biodiesel blends. “The survey showed a...

2008-10-14 15:00:23

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biodiesel is reaching new heights as a proven fuel, bolstered by new quality specifications for biodiesel blends published by ASTM International. Biodiesel producers, petroleum companies, engine companies, vehicle manufacturers, pipeline operators, fleets and consumers will benefit from the new biodiesel blend specifications, using them for fuel preparation, quality checking, engine design, and bid and purchasing contracts. ASTM...


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