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... 23 AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION The ATA, representing more than 37,000 members of the trucking industry, supports the use of biodiesel in blends up to 5% (B5) that meet quality standards (28)
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... teardown. Mack tractors operating on B20 did, however, show higher frequency of fuel filter and injector nozzle replacement.
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... 25 with the fuel, and the unknowns associated with biodiesel. One of those agencies will switch back to biodiesel because of a state requirement, but is asking for a waiver to conduct limited testing.
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... 26 Agency Biodiesel Total/ Diesel Total Biodiesel (%) January TPMAAT (°F)
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... 27 of specification to purchase biodiesel. Nearly all that use a specification (10 responders)
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... 28 nekaT noitcA melborP yrevileD January TPMAAT Below 0°F 1. B100 used to blend at the rack did not meet cold weather specification; vendor and terminal were not monitoring it Changed vendors; terminal increased frequency of testing B100 (we use the same terminal but different vendors)
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... 29 weather; all of which are located in areas with a minimum January TPMAAT of below 0°F. Storage and Dispensing A majority of the agencies using biodiesel (78%)
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... • Temperature of biodiesel when delivered must be above 40°F/50°F (two responders)
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... 31 Warranty Ten of agencies using biodiesel (56%) reported that the percentage of biodiesel they use conforms to engine manufacturers' recommendations, whereas seven (39%)

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