In 1968 the Liquid Tire Chain Traction Dispenser system was added as an option on all Chevrolet models. The system was touted as the solution to winter traction problems. Just add the special additive into its dispenser and instantly you have traction in the worst… Read More »The Right Winter Treatment
Diesel Fuel Additives
In 2020 there were 383 major electrical outages in the US according to the Energy Department, resulting in millions without power. This year is not looking any better. Since 2016, the problem with the nation’s power grid have gotten worse forcing many to become dependent… Read More »Dependable Generator Fuel
The same science that protects aircraft at 30,000 feet also protects your diesel engine. By 1955, air travel in the United States surpassed rail travel and by 1957 aircraft provided the main form of transportation across the ocean. The aviation industry was experiencing rapid expansion… Read More »Protection at 30,000 Feet
Rising Prices Continue! Global supply chains continue to be stressed. The petrochemicals market was hit particularly hard. Already tight from the pandemic and labor shortages, last year’s winter storm exacerbated supply problems. Product delays, short supply and increased costs are all expected to continue this… Read More »Winter is Coming
What is the shelf life of diesel fuel? So the answer may not be as simple as one would think. According to most refiners, diesel has an average shelf life of 12 months if stored at a temperature below 20°C (68°F). That may be realistic… Read More »Long Term Storage of Diesel
Five Main Causes of Blocked Filters Studies consistently show that approximately 90% of diesel engine problems arise from fuel filter blockage. But what causes the blockage? Five main causes are identified along with helpful preventative measures for each. Contamination accumulates in the bottom of tanks.… Read More »Diesel Engine Problems
In order for fuel and fuel systems to be effectively preserved, a biocide is essential. Choosing the right biocide can be a challenge. What are the qualities of an ideal fuel biocide?