Tribological properties of oxidized FAMEs and biodiesel blends - Influence of antioxidant additives

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dc.contributor.author Dodos, GS en
dc.contributor.author Zannikos, F en
dc.contributor.author Lois, E en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:52:47Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:52:47Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/36065
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dc.title Tribological properties of oxidized FAMEs and biodiesel blends - Influence of antioxidant additives en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.publicationDate 2010 en
heal.abstract The lubricating efficiency constitutes an important property of diesel fuel since several diesel engine parts, such as pumps and injectors, are lubricated by the fuel itself. The aim of the project was to investigate the alterations in the lubricating properties of oxidized FAMEs and Diesel/FAME blends. Two different types of FAMEs (without antioxidant additive) were blended with Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel (ULSD) at concentrations of 5%, 10% and 20% v/v and the samples were subjected to oxidation. Oxidation stability measurements were carried out by Rancimat accelerated oxidation method, according to European Standard EN14214. A High Frequency Reciprocating Rig (HFRR) apparatus was employed in order to evaluate the tribological properties of the oxidized samples in accordance with CEC F-06-A standard method. The influence of commercially available antioxidant agents on the lubricating efficiency of biodiesel blends was examined. BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) and TBHQ (tert-butylhydroquinone) were separately added to the above mentioned FAMEs and a comparative assessment of the tribological properties of the relative biodiesel blends was performed by repeating the oxidation procedure and lubricity measurements. en
heal.journalName 17th International Colloquium Tribology 2010 - Solving Friction and Wear Problems en
dc.identifier.volume 2 en
dc.identifier.spage 1651 en
dc.identifier.epage 1662 en

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