What is Diesel? - Explained


1. What is Diesel?

Diesel is a fuel type which is in the form of liquid state and produced by the refining crude oil. Diesel is a non renewable energy type which does not require third party force to start the combustion. Diesel fuel combustion can be initiated by itself when compressing the liquid fuel where it self igniting.

Due to the nature of diesel's composition, diesel can provide high amount of energy when combustion. Due to releasing high energy, diesel is used in applications where it require more energy with low fuel.

Diesel is used in many internal combustion engines in ships, heavy duty vehicles, diesel generators, trains and etc... Like Gasoline/ Petrol, diesel emits carbon dioxide and other harmful gases which could harm environment and living beings.