- Blended Biodiesel
A B5 blend is 5% biodiesel and 95% petroleum based diesel. It is one of the most common blends associated with biodiesel because of the use of a B5 blend in state or municipal mandates. Most major engine manufactures have approved of the use of a B5 blend in their engines.
Biodiesel is the name of a clean burning alternative fuel, it’s produced from domestic renewable resources. Biodiesel contains no petroleum, however it can be blended at any level with petroleum diesel to create a biodiesel blend. It can be used in compression-ignition (diesel) engines with little or no modifications. Biodiesel is simple to use, biodegradable, nontoxic, and essentially free of sulfur and aromatics.