Fuels for diesel engines

fuel, diesel engines  
Diesel (Automative Gas Oil - AGO) is fuel used in any diesel engine. The diesel sold in the Tanzania market is petroleum based; it is product of crude oil refining. The other types of diesel oil are synthetic diesel and bio diesel.
The critical parameters set out by the Tanzania Bureau of Standards for diesel sold in Tanzania are as below:
  • AGO must have a densiy @ 20 degrees centigrade in Kg/m3 of between 820-870
  • Have Cetane index of 48 minimum and Sulphur content of 0.05% maximum