Vance Biodiesel EN 14214:2012

Property Unit Test Method Specification
Ester content % (m/m) EN 14103-03 96.5 min
Density at 15°C kg/m3 EN ISO 12185-96
EN ISO 3675
860 – 900
Kinematic viscosity at 40°C mm2/s EN ISO 3104-94 3.5 – 5.0
Flash point °C EN ISO 2719-02
EN ISO 3679
101 min
Sulfur content mg/kg EN ISO 20846-04
EN ISO 20884
EN ISO 13032
10 max
Cetane Number EN ISO 5165 51 min
Sulfated ash content % (m/m) ISO 3987-94 0.02 max
Water content mg/kg EN ISO 12937-00 500 max
Total Contamination mg/kg EN 12662-98 24 max
Copper Strip Corrosion
(3 hours at 50°C)
Rating EN ISO 2160-98 Class 1 max
Oxidation stability , 110°C
(accelerated oxidation)
hours EN 14112-03 8 min
Acid value mg KOH/g EN 14104-03 0.5 max
Iodine value g iodine/100g EN 14111-03
EN 16300
120 max
Linolenic acid methyl ester % (m/m) EN 14103-03 12 max
Polyunsaturated
(>= 4 Double bonds)
methyl ester
% (m/m) EN 15779 1 max
Methanol content % (m/m) EN 14110-03 0.2 max
Monoglyceride content % (m/m) EN 14105-03 0.7 max
Diglyceride content % (m/m) EN 14105-03 0.2 max
Triglyceride content % (m/m) EN 14105-03 0.2 max
Free glycerine % (m/m) EN 14105-03 0.02 max
Total glycerine % (m/m) EN 14105-03 0.25 max
Group I metals (Na + K) mg/kg EN 14108/9
EN 14538
5 max
Group II metals (Ca + Mg) mg/kg EN 14538 5 max
Phosphorus content mg/kg EN 14107
FprEN 16294
4 max
Cold Filter Plugging Point °C EN 116 +15 max

Biodiesel Facts

Do we know what our children and loved ones are breathing in as they are outside at school, work and play?

The substitution of petroleum diesel with biodiesel reduces potential cancer causing compounds polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and nitrated PAH by 80% and 90% respectively.