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Filtration

Filtration

 

Filtration

 

PETRO Industrial has a range of Filtration products from a range of brands to suit your needs.

FUEL QUALITY DETERMINES ENGINE PERFORMANCE
Engine performance has increased over the years by improved diesel fuel delivery systems. They are much more powerful, smoother, quieter and more eocnomical. However, these gains are heavily influenced by the quality of the fuel.
Cetane number indicates the ignition quality of diesel fuel. A high Cetane number represents a short ignition delay time. Most fuels have a Cetane number above 40. As diesel fuel deteriorates, oxidation by-products begin to form. The fuel begins to turn dark, start to smell like varnish and cause engines to smoke. The build-up of contaminants in the fuel system and sotrage tanks, whether by fuel deteriorating or introduced, can cause filters to block, wear out fuel pumps and injectors and cause engine damage.

FUEL AS A COOLANT AND LUBRICANT
Diesel fuel must also provide cooling and lubrication of the fuel system. Today's fuel injection systems are engineered to very high tolerances and the need for high efficiency filters. The introduction of water can be catastrophic. When the fuel is displaced by water, wear occurs because there is a lack of lubrication which was once provided by the diesel fuel. Water can also cause corrosion within the fuel system and promote bacterial growth.

AVOID BACTERIA IN FUEL
Bacteria present in the fuel can cause serious damage. The bacteria feed on fuel and iron present in the fuel system. This causes acidic by-products which contribution to corrosion of fuel pumps and injectors. Blocked fuel filters can occur when bacterial contamination is at an advanced stage. 

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT FAILURE 
Don't let your fuel system deteriorate and prematurely wear out due to contaminated or poor quality diesel fuel. By sampling at regular intervals, for example at each fuel delivery, you are able to detect contaminated or poor quality fuel at an early stage.  

SOURCE: Cavpower, CAT, Fuel Anaylsis, as per Brochure. 

We can cater to all of your Filtration needs and we only provide the highest quality products such as cim-tek filtration, donaldson filtration, eaton filtration, fuel conditioners, piusi filtration, sampling / condition monitoring, strainers, tank dryers / water soakers, tank re-circulation kits, velcon filtration, viking filtration. Contact us today if you would like to know more about which products are right for you.