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Water, Water, Water

If fuel contains water, then finding out where the contamination is entering the system is a priority. A thorough fuel system assessment is essential. Two of the most important aspects of fuel quality management is keeping water out of the system and reducing any noticeable corrosion. An assessment will identify obvious areas where water might…

What’s in your Tank?

The fuel sample above came out of a new fuel system barely six months old. In a very short time, the fuel degraded and was causing damage to both the fuel system components and the engines the diesel was running. When asked, “is your fuel clean,” most will answer “absolutely.” Chances are, you really do not…

Contamination Warnings

There are numerous risks associated with contaminated fuel. The liabilities and financial risks are high if ignored. How do I know I have a problem? The warning signs and problems are complex. Fuel system history is very important because it reveals the breadth of the issues. While the following list is not exhaustive, it is…