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Winter Is Upon Us, Are Your Fuel Tanks Prepared? Our Northwest Winter weather may not be as severe as in some parts of the country but we all know they are wet, really really wet. To be prepared, there are two very important steps you need to do – Ask for an assessment of your […]
We assess fuel samples for visible water content and sediment, along with evidence of bacterial contamination. If there is water present, it’s important to remove it. Water is the host environment for bacteria that eats fuel as food, and secretes acids which corrode tanks and fittings, eventually leading to a fuel breach. After the water […]
Over 20 years or so, we have pulled thousands of fuel samples from customer’s diesel and gasoline tanks. The point of a fuel sample is to get a representation of what the fuel looks like inside the tank, so you can make sound decisions on fuel treatment. You want to know what the worst quality […]
The 2001 Seattle Nisqually earthquake lasted only 40 seconds, but was felt as far away as Salt Lake City. It caused building damage, and power outages across the region. When the power went out, diesel-powered Emergency Power Supply Systems (EPSS) all over the Puget Sound sprang up to provide vital electricity to data centers, hospitals […]
Do Fuel System Additives Really Work? As required by the EPA, all gasoline sold in the United States must contain a minimum level of deposit-control additive to prevent buildup of sediment in the engine and fuel system. However, just because a fuel meets EPA minimums doesn’t mean it prevents deposits from forming. Check any auto […]