» Biodiesel Test Report
 
 
NSIC TECHNICAL SERVICEL CENTRE
(The National Small Industries Corporation Ltd.)
Rajkot - 360 003.
 
DIESEL ENGINE TESTING LABORATORY
 
Report No. PBD-2
 
Reports of Diesel Engine Tested on Biodiesel as per Indian Standard's specification 10000 & 10001 of 1981/11170 of 1985, under CSMCRI, project where reflned Jetropha Biodiesel was supplied by CSMCRI, Bhavnagar.
 
» Engine Details :
    Lister Engine (without any modification) :
 
Brand : Powerin Sr. No. 30048
BPH/Kw : 8/5.9 RPM : 850
Bore : 114.3 mm Stroke : 139.7 mm
Nominal Comp. Ration : 19:1 Cubic Capacity : 1.4330 Lit.
 
     Manufactured by : Power Engineering Corporation, Rajkot.
 
» Executive Summery :
 
    Following conclusions are made from the results and ovservations.
 
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The bio-diesel is more eco friendly compare to Diesel.
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Bio-diesel is the substitue of Diesel
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Without any modification in Diesel Engine the Bio-diesel can be used as fuel.
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The wear and tear on components is under limit.
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Bio-diesel is more suitable fuel for slow speed Diesel Engine compare to high-speed Diesel Engine.
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Exhaust temperature is higher compare to diesel operation.
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100% fuel replacement is feasible only with pure bio-diesel.
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Lubricant oil get early deteriorate compare to diesel due to the glycerin as composition in bio-diesel.
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Specific fuel consumption is Higher (8 to 15%) comparing to diesel without modification in Diesel Engine.
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The test was conducted for 10 cycle only as per BIS Norms.
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To have more details study it is suggested to undergo the test as per IS-10000 & 10001 of 1981/11700 of 1985 which consist of 512 hours test (32 cycle-16 hours per day).
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Bio-diesel can be better fuel for future, which is made from agriculture product (Renewable Energy).
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Bio-Oil is also one of the alternative fuel can be use along with Diesel up to 20% without refines.
 
 
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