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Table 15: Qualities of T. peruviana biodiesel as compared with other researched work

From: Brette Pearl Spar Mable (BPSM): a potential recoverable catalyst as a renewable source of biodiesel from Thevetia peruviana seed oil for the benefit of sustainable development in West Africa

Properties [81] [44] [31] [82] [83] [35] ASTM D6751 EN 14214 This study
Density (15 ºC, g/cm3) 0.839 0.875 0.86 0.87 0.866 0.887 0.84 0.86-0.90 0.816
Acid value (mg KOH/g) - 0.057 0.3 0.2 - 0.46 <0.80 0.5 max. 0.508
Free fatty acid (mg KOH/g) - - - - - - <0.40 0.25 max. 0.254
Iodine value (g I2 /100 g) - 69.9 - - - - - 120 max. 73.20
Saponification value (mg KOH/g) - - - - - - - - 26.648
Kinematic viscosity (40 oC, mm2/s) 4.2 4.33 5.17 4.5 5.1 6 - - 3.92
Cetane number 47 61.5 - 54.2 - 123.25 47 min. 51 min. 234.58
Moisture content (wt. %) - - - - - - <0.03 0.02 0.0044
Specific gravity - - - - - - 0.86-0.90 0.85 0.913
Centane index - 62.9 - - 58.97 - - - -
Mean Molecular Mass - - - - - - - - 2101
Higher Heating Value (MJ/kg) - - - - - - - - 47.312
API - - - - - - 36.95 - 23.484
Diesel index - - - - - - 50.4 - 311.918
Aniline point ( oF) - - - - - - 331 - 1328.24