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Vege-speak Abbreviation list

Postby zoochy » Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:56 pm

I thought a list of common abbreviations used throughout the forum would be useful to beginners. Please reply with any additions/corrections and I will make the revisions in this initial post so that folks don’t have to read the entire thread.

ABBREVIATIONS:

AIT - Auto Ignition Temperature (temperature that the fuel will combust w/o the presence of a spark or flame)

BD, Bio, B% - biodiesel, such as B20 or B100

CF - Centrifuge

D1 - #1 Diesel (winter diesel, no wax additives)
D2 - #2 Diesel (summer diesel)
DI - Direct Injection
DIY - Do It Yourself

FPHE - Fin Plate Heat Exchanger
FPR - Fuel Pressure Regulator

HPFP – High Pressure Fuel Pump
HIH – Hose In Hose (heating fuel where a section of fuel line travels inside of an engine coolant line)
HOH – Hose On Hose (heating fuel by attaching an engine coolant line to the outside of the fuel line)
HHO, home heating oil, similar to D2
HPT- hot pan test

IP- Injector Pump
IDI- In-Direct Injection (refers to engines that have a pre-injection fuel mixing chamber)

JetA - Kerosene, fuel used in jet engines
JP4, JetB - a 50-50 mix of naphtha [white gas] and kerosene, fuel used in jet engines

KERO or K1 – Kerosene

PHO- Partially Hydrogenated Oil (milky at 60F)
Poly- Polymerization (oxidation of vegetable oil)
PGT - Pure Gum Turpentine, a fuel additive reported as a cetane improver
PPM - Parts Per Million
PSD – Power Stroke Diesel

RUG – Regular Unleaded Gasoline

SVO – Straight Vegetable Oil

TiH - Tube in Hose (heating fuel in a metal tube inside a coolant hose)

ULSD - Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel
UVO - Used VO

VO – Vegetable Oil

WVO - Waste Vegetable Oil
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Postby SunWizard » Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:32 pm

Good idea.

PHO - partially hydrogenated oil, milky at 60F

KERO = kerosene

TiH = heating fuel in a metal tube inside a coolant hose

PPM = parts per million
YVORMV - Your veg. oil results may vary.
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What does "CF" stand for?

Postby Sith_Slayer » Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:31 pm

Hey gang, newbie poster here. Love the Forums.

In the realm of WVO filtration, what does "CF" stand for?
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Re: What does "CF" stand for?

Postby SunWizard » Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:26 pm

Sith_Slayer wrote:In the realm of WVO filtration, what does "CF" stand for?

Centrifuge, I will add it to the list on the 1st post.
YVORMV - Your veg. oil results may vary.
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Postby leftcoastjeff » Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:18 pm

Thank you

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Postby SunWizard » Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:23 pm

leftcoastjeff wrote:FPR (magnafuel)?

Fuel pressure regulator (added)
PSD pump? Electric diaphram pump?

Powerstroke diesel (already on the list).
YVORMV - Your veg. oil results may vary.
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Postby John Galt » Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:47 pm

JP4, JetB, a 50-50 mix of naphtha [white gas] and kerosene, fuel used in jet engines
JetA, Kerosene, fuel used in jet engines

PGT, Pure Gum Turpentine, a fuel additive reported as a cetane improver

HHO, home heating oil, similar to D2

BD, biodiesel
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Re: Vege-speak Abbreviation list

Postby composer_v » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:02 am

That works.
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Re: Vege-speak Abbreviation list

Postby steventothemax » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:07 pm

FFA?? I'm guessing some sort of fatty acid?
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