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This four-hour workshop helps participants learn basics of biodiesel, titration and splash blending, biodiesel safety issues, performance, and emissions.


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Course materials provided:

  • Participant Manual – ISBN 978-1-933954-42-4
  • Includes review questions and learning activities
  • Each module of the Participant’s Manual contains text, illustrations, explanatory figures and tables, module review questions, and a list of key terms and abbreviations

Workshop designed for:

  • Automotive Technicians
  • Towing
  • Automotive Recycling
  • Fleet Managers
  • Government Officials / Decision Makers
  • Secondary Education
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Code Officials / AHJs
  • Construction / Contractors
  • General / Consumers


Taught by certified NAFTC instructors, this four-hour workshop will enable you to:

  • Describe what biodiesel is and how to use different blends.
  • Describe how to make biodiesel.
  • Explain basic history of biodiesel.
  • Describe how biodiesel may help public health.
  • Explain how biodiesel may help stimulate the economy.
  • Describe what energy security is and how to use biodiesel to attain it
  • Compare biodiesel to diesel.

Course outline:

  • What is biodiesel and how is it made
  • Safety guidelines
  • Splash blending
  • Energy security benefits
  • Renewable benefits
  • Biodiesel emissions results
  • Producing biodiesel
  • Transesterification and safety guidelines
  • Biodiesel and school buses

Contact

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1100 Frederick Lane | Morgantown, WV 26508
P: (304) 293-7882
F: (304) 293-6944
E: naftc@mail.wvu.edu

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