January 10, 2017

Microbes can only be removed from the fuel system by polishing

Microbes within the appearance of bacteria and fungus can be found in most diesel fuels. Long durations of fuel storage can make ideal chances for microbes to develop in fuel tanks. The very first sign of microbial contamination is mucous-like accumulations on fuel-filters and increased requirements for fuel-filter replacement. Microbes can only be removed from the fuel system by polishing or by stopping their occurrences by use of a diesel fuel biocide for example BioBor. I highly suggest utillizing it.

Another key issue resulting in fuel deterioration is mechanical stress prompted through the pressure and heat of pumps. Since many diesel engines return sizeable quantities of fuel back to the tank, you can easily understand that the engine itself plays a role in fuel deterioration. In the event you make use of diesel fuel additives? There are plenty of additives on the market these days that are designed to improve the functioning and proficiency of diesel fuel. I prefer to use Marvel Mystery Oil. However, if you use the best additives, you can achieve peak performance from your fuel each occasion. Most trawler fuel systems have primary and secondary filtering systems installed; Racor is a great one. Every time the engine is operated, the diesel is polished by filtering. A separate polishing system may also be installed that filters the fuel independently from the engine operating.

Fuel held in boat tanks for very long durations (6 months and much more) needs special attention. This fuel suffers from multiple issues that affect its quality. The existence of free water provides the medium for microbiological growth that result in the formation of slime and acids creating decay of metal surfaces including storage tanks, pumps, injectors, etc. Left ignored this water layer will trap sludge and turn the breeding area for microbes, fungus, yeast and much more. This toxic mix makes acids that compromise the integrity of the tank, lines, pumps, fittings and worse, diesel machinery.

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