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Old October 9th, 2014, 19:34   #16
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Very interesting how centane is calculated.
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Came for proper diesel education. Original link seems broken or removed. Is this the same publication?

http://www.chevron.com/documents/pdf...TechReview.pdf
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Came for proper diesel education. Original link seems broken or removed. Is this the same publication?

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Confirmed and fixed original post link. Looks like Chevron moves it around periodically.
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Interesting that higher centane diesel produces more particulate matter than a lower centane fuel. Makes for an interesting life-cycle discussion of the DPF...
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Old December 25th, 2016, 17:34   #25
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