Accession Number:

ADA503602

Title:

Microbiological and Corrosivity Characterizations of Biodiesels and Advanced Diesel Fuels

Descriptive Note:

Conference proceedings

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS OCEANOGRAPHY DIV

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Experiments were designed to evaluate the nature and extent of microbial contamination and the potential for microbiologically influenced corrosion in biodiesel B100, ultra-low sulfur diesel ULSD and mixtures of the two B5 and B20. In experiments with additions of distilled water, B100 had the highest propensity for biofouling while the highest corrosion rates were measured in ultra-low-sulfur diesel.

Subject Categories:

  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE