Tag: tractors

Biodiesel better than diesel for tractors and agriculture

Biodiesel better than diesel for tractors and agriculture

September 9, 2018 |

In Germany, a research project by the University of Rostock’s Chair of Piston Machines and Internal Combustion Engines (Lehrstuhl für Kolbenmaschinen und Verbrennungsmotoren), investigated to what extent modern diesel engines for agricultural machinery are suitable for long-term operation with biodiesel fuel according to EN 14214. The study showed how biodiesel can fulfill the strictest requirements […]

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Vegetable oil use in agriculture and tractors analyzed by OWI

Vegetable oil use in agriculture and tractors analyzed by OWI

October 14, 2017 |

In Germany, OWI reports that in agriculture, widening the use of vegetable oil as fuel in tractors could contribute to greater sustainability and climate protection within the framework of a resource-conserving bioeconomy. However, the compatibility of fuel-carrying components with vegetable oil fuel must be tested in order to ensure the operational safety and life of […]

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