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Considerations for Long-term Storage of Jet Fuel in Aircraft

Questions continue to be raised concerning the long-term storage limitations of jet fuel in parted aircraft. The industry demands safe and reliable fuel. How long is too long and what are the main issues to consider with long-term storage in aircraft? Fuel compositions vary depending… Read More »Considerations for Long-term Storage of Jet Fuel in Aircraft

Generator Fuel Contamination Warnings

The liabilities and financial risks associated with contaminated fuel are high if ignored. How do I know I have a problem? The warning signs and problems can be complex, but the system history helps to reveal the extent of the problem. Accelerated corrosion, fuel discoloration,… Read More »Generator Fuel Contamination Warnings

Disinfecting Heavily Contaminated Fuel Systems

Dealing with heavy microbial contamination in a fuel system can be tricky, often requiring a multi-stepped approach that includes both biocide treatments and physical tank cleaning. When high levels of contaminants are indicated through fuel testing, a more complex approach may be required to decontaminate… Read More »Disinfecting Heavily Contaminated Fuel Systems

Fuel Quality Management, Part 3

FUEL DISTRIBUTION AND STORAGE SYSTEMS As I pointed out in a prior article, fuel is in a constant state of flux. From the time it leaves the refinery, through every point of transfer it is exposed to contamination. Once refined, fuel moves through the transportation… Read More »Fuel Quality Management, Part 3