Diesel

Useful information about diesel

  • Like light heating oil diesel belongs to the middle distillates and is of a similar consistence.
  • The mineral oil tax on diesel is considerably higher than on light heating oil.
  • Since 1976 light heating oil has been marked with a colouring agent and an indicator (Euromarker) to prevent its misuse as vehicle fuel.
  • The main consumers of diesel are vehicle drivers.
  • One of its most important quality characteristics: its resistance to cold determined by its filterability.
  • Other criteria for the quality of diesel fuel are its combustibility and its distillation range.

 

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Last updated on 22/03/22