The following information describes the basic fuel characteristics and their relation to engine performance. -…
Diesel Fuel Selection
Fuel should always be selected based on the requirements set forth in the Engine specific Operation and Maintenance Manual. The information and charts below are for reference only. The fuels recommended for use in Cat diesel engines are normally No. 2-D diesel fuel and No. 2 fuel oil, although No. 1 grades are also acceptable.
Table 1 lists the worldwide fuel standards which meet Caterpillar requirements.
Table 2 lists acceptable aircraft jet fuels and kerosene type fuels.