Furnace oil is a dark viscous residual fuel obtained by blending mainly heavier components from crude distillation unit. As per IS 1593:2018 specification, Furnace Oil is classified into four grades – LV, MV1, MV2 and HV. FO falls under the category of Class C, under PESO classification.
- FO 180 is mainly used as a Fuel for combustion equipment in Industries for firing Boilers, Thermic Fluid Heaters, Industrial Furnaces, Foundry furnaces, Glass furnaces etc.
- Majorly used in Steel Industries, Rolling Mills as well as an alternate to Diesel for generating heat in Asphalt Plants.