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3 Threats to Your Rig’s Diesel Fuel System and How to Avoid Them

Published Oct 15, 2020

Protecting your rig’s diesel fuel system is critical for reliability, power, and fuel mileage.

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Woman wins dispute in contaminated diesel fuel case

Published Oct 15, 2020

A Ford driver whose diesel engine failed due to fuel contamination has won a claim dispute with Suncorp.

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Drivers pay for more than a tank of gas with a fuel mix up

Published Sep 26, 2020

Pain at the pump. A look at who is responsible for damage when you get the wrong fuel even though you used the correct pump.

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How Fuel Contamination Threatens Grounded Aircraft

Published Sep 20, 2020

Because fuel is static and may be warm for extended periods without being in flight, difficult to detect “hotspots” of microbial contamination can occur.

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Fuel contamination & tank corrosion: a growing problem

Published Sep 16, 2020

“Water is the enemy of underground fuel systems. Too often we see the devastating effects of microbial contamination on product quality and tank health.”

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4 Ways to Wreck Your Boiler

Published Sep 16, 2020

From water-side corrosion to thermal shock or stress, these are, of course, calamities all facility manager should do their level best to avoid.

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Diesel mixup wreaks havoc on Kerrville vehicles

Published Sep 06, 2020

Owners of vehicles damaged last month when diesel fuel was incorrectly dispensed from unleaded pumps at a Circle K in Kerrville may submit claims for reimbursement, a spokesman for the company said.

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Bad gasoline caused $13K in damages at Hamilton station

Published Sep 02, 2020

Butler County Auditor Roger Reynolds is reporting another instance of tainted gas, this time at Speedway gas station in Hamilton.

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Georgia woman warns other drivers after she says cross-contaminated fuel damaged her car

Published Aug 31, 2020

Because of the pandemic, fewer people are on the roads. But inspectors with the Georgia Department of Agriculture say they still get complaints of bad gasoline.

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Fuel Specialist Agrees With BIMCO Report on Fuel Quality and Safety

Published Aug 27, 2020

With fuel oil properties fluctuating, it is causing quality and safety problems that will likely continue to be a challenge for the global shipping industry. One of the challenges is in formulating the new blend proportions and feedstocks in order to create fuel mixtures that comply with the IMO’s new 0.5 percent sulfur limit, says Olivier Baiwir, the managing director at Aderco, the fuel treatment technology specialists.

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