Vegetable Oil Fuel Standards

Oil

  • Viscosity: 15 centistokes (15 mm/second) at 75 degrees celsius (167 degrees fahrenheit)
  • Density: 900-930 kg/m^3 (52-58 lb/ft^3) at 15 degrees celsius (59 degrees fahrenheit)
  • Thickness at Room Temperature: liquid at 60 degrees farenheit and 1 atmosphere pressure
  • Particulate size level: no more than 10 microns absolute (retail 5 microns absolute)
  • Flash Point: 220 degrees celsius (428 degrees fahrenheit)
  • Water level: no more than 100 parts per million (ppm)
  • Phosphorus: 12 mg / kg (.000192 oz / lb)
  • Sulphur: 10 mg / kg (.00016 oz. / lb)

Social/Health

Reflective of earth & personal sustainability

  • Farm-based fuel crops must be rotated and harvested responsibly to complement the food supply
  • No hydrogenated oil (will clog pipes as fast as it clogs arteries)
  • No Palm Oil (absolutely devastating to Rainforests)

Components

  • Metals In Order of Preference:
    Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Steel, Copper
  • Plastics in Order of Preference:
    PVC, Nylon, Polypropylene, High Density Polyethylene
  • Fittings: Stainless Steel or Aluminum
  • Hoses: Viton, Buna-N, or Tygon



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