MAN engines has confirmed that all its current, off-road engines can be used with regenerative diesel – also know as hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO).
The use of this diesel is in accordance with the EN15940 standard in Europe or the US specification ASTM D975. The approval applies to all off-road engines for the current EU Stage V and EPA Tier 4 emission standards and below. Customers can mix so-called green, or renewable, diesel with conventional diesel, or use it on its own.
“By burning regenerative diesel, engines emit up to 30% less particulate matter and up to about 10% less nitrogen oxides (NOx),” says Mikael Lindner, Head of MAN Engines “Above all, regenerative diesel ensures clean combustion with up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions in the exhaust gas compared to conventional diesel,”
For Werner Kübler, Head of Engineering at MAN Engines, there are also other advantages, “There are no performance losses or disadvantages with regard to the service and maintenance intervals of our MAN engines, and the AGN also works without any problems.”
The use of regenerative fuel has no negative effects on system components, the efficiency of the drive system or any existing exhaust gas after-treatment systems.