Reprint from Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Published July 17, 2017 Marine Fuel Additives, Not Just for Storage Snake Oil. Mouse Milk. Pixie dust. You guessed it, I’m talking about fuel additives. There may have been a time that these descriptions were accurate and the fuels that… Read More »Marine Fuel Additives, Part 1
Gasoline Fuel Additives
Corrosion is such a prevalent issue in marine applications. Ethanol fuel has not helped. In 2012, Practical Sailor tested three several gasoline additives, looking for the best to combat corrosion and fuel quality related issues pertaining to ethanol gasoline. In the article, they point out… Read More »Marine Additives Testing, Part 2
There are lots of fuel additives on the market, some better than others. Hammonds Fuel Additives, Inc. is the premiere fuel biocide and additive manufacture in the world. But why trust Hammonds Biobor products? Since 1965, Biobor products have stood the test of time. As… Read More »Marine Additives Testing, Part 1
Do you test or sample your fuel regularly? Can you imagine pulling a sample of the fuel in your tank and seeing severe contamination? Many tank owners are experiencing higher maintenance costs on their fuel systems and equipment. Research shows that contaminated fuel accounts for… Read More »Fuel Quality – Does it Make a Difference?
Imagine having almost ten gallons of contaminants in your fuel tank like the picture shown. The site owner had been replacing dispenser filters frequently and noticed higher maintenance costs on his fuel equipment. Imagine the surprise at what was found in the bottom of his… Read More »Fuel System Killers
Ethanol enriched fuel continues to have its challenges. It is both hydrophilic – easily dissolves in water and hygroscopic – water absorbing. Water is always present in some form, at some level often found suspended in ethanol blended fuel until it becomes heavy enough to… Read More »The Challenges Associated with Ethanol Blended Fuels
THE ROLE OF FUEL ADDITIVES Fuel quality management continues to be a major topic among fuel system operators and owners. Whether for a fuel wholesaler, retailer or large fuel user, fuel system maintenance costs continue to rise. One cost savings topic gaining popularity is the… Read More »Fuel Quality Management, Part 1