IHS Chemical Week
HomeWhite PapersStatistics/DataCalendarSearch

Sustainability :: Green Innovation of the Month

Soot-free Diesel from Industrial Waste

3:08 AM MDT | April 26, 2010 | Alex Scott

Michael Boot, a post-graduate researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology (Eindhoven, the Netherlands), has developed a new formulation for diesel, named Cyclox, using industrial waste, which has lower soot emissions from vehicles compared with the use of standard petrochemical diesel.   Cyclox is comprised of standard diesel mixed with cyclohexanone. Cyclohexanone, can be made from lignin, a byproduct produced in large volumes by the paper industry.   The formulation causes the diesel to ignite later than usual, allowing oxygen and fuel to mix...

Already an IHS Chemical Week member?
Login here


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.


Free Sustainability Offer Click here for 6 months access to the lates news, data and statistics on sustainability.  PLUS all the news and analysis from the Chemical Week editorial team updated everyday on IHS Chemical Week

contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa