Are your diesel fuel filters coated with smelly, slimy black filth? If so, you could possibly have a microbe problem!
You may be asking yourself, “what do you mean by a microbe problem?”
Tech Guy with Fuel and Friction states, “microbial growth in fuel storage is triggered by fungal and bacterial growth”. Fuel is the primary source of food for fungus and bacteria; especially Diesel and Kerosene.
What causes these microbes to enjoy your fuel tanks?
- the presence of water in your tank
- the fuel which is the food source for them
- the temperature range (50 °F – 104°F)
All a microbe needs to stimulate growth is fuel and water; warm weather and biofuels help in accelerating the growth as well.
Here at Rose Oil Company, we use a product by the name of Diesel-Mate 2000 All Seasons. This product contains a demulsifier, which prevents emulsification. This separates water and condensation, sending the water to the bottom of the storage tank where it can be drained or pumped away. This also eliminates water contaminates to improve combustion and reduce clogging in injectors and water filters.
Call us today if you would like to learn more about our Certified Fuel Quality Assurance Program.