Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.
Superior grade product used for heating, lighting and refrigeration applications. Also used in Carbon dioxide plants and other industrial applications. Burns easily and steadily producing uniform heat and does not develop objectionable odors.
Fuel oil is any liquid fuel that is burned in a furnace or boiler for the generation of heat or used in an engine for the generation of power.
“Used oil” is a precise regulatory term. “Waste oil” is a more generic term for oil that has been contaminated with substances that may or may not be hazardous.
White spirit (UK) or mineral spirits (US), also known as petroleum spirits, solvent naphtha (petroleum), or, generically, “paint thinner”, is a petroleum-derived clear liquid used as a common organic solvent in painting and decorating.
Black Diesel is a fuel made from used motor oil, automatic transmission fluid, hydraulic oil even gear oil. It will work as a replacement for diesel fuel in most diesel engines.
Base Oil is the name given to lubrication grade oils initially produced from refining crude oil (mineral base oil) or through chemical synthesis (synthetic base oil).