Why use Baynox® antioxidants?Biodiesel has poor storage stability compared with petro diesel. Ageing arises from the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acid esters, which are present in biodiesel made from vegetable oils, animal fats and used cooking oils. It is initiated by radicals, formed by the interaction of light, oxygen and metal ions with the fatty acid esters, and leads to the formation of volatile free acids and polymers. Acids can corrode both the engine/tank and the fuel injection system. Polymers leads to filter plugging and incomplete combustion.
To prevent such damage, it is essential that biodiesel is stabilized by antioxidants. Antioxidants interrupt the oxidation circle by trapping the intermediately formed hydroperoxides. This stops the formation of radicals and the antioxidant is oxidized instead of the biofuel. Adding oxidation stabilizers increases shelf life and keeps the biodiesel fresh, even when stored for longer periods.
Baynox® is the gold standard for all biodiesel qualities, it shows outstanding performance in low dosage and effectively extends the shelf life.
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