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  • Diesel Fuel Additive Review Part 1

    January 5, 2014 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 12572

    Diesel Fuel Additive and Lubricity Lubricity has always been a term often mistaken for viscosity or the thickness of fuel. However, the lubrication properties of a certain fuel is not directly connected to its thickness but rather to its components …

  • A lot of efforts have been placed to control and lower diesel particulate matter emissions.

    Diesel Emissions and Black Soot: What are We Doing to Control Them?

    November 14, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 5489

    e United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) With the use of a nationwide network of monitoring sites, the EPA came up with ambient air quality trends for particulate matter (PM) and diesel emissions. Set under the Clean Air Act, EPA …

  • Trucks are one of the leading sources of diesel exhaust and particulate matter.

    The Dark Side of Diesel Exhaust

    November 13, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 2434

    Emissions vary a lot in particle sizes and chemical compositions depending on factors like engine type, operating conditions, and fuel formulations. There is also a great difference between off-road and on-road engines with the former being an older, less

  • One of the many sources of particulate emissions are diesel trucks. Learn about them here.

    What Are Particulate Emissions?

    November 13, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 3611

    Let’s take a closer look at these particulate emissions in this article. Factors Affecting the Release of Emissions: There are several factors that affect a vehicle’s rate of emitting pollutants. Size Accumulated mileage Fuel used Weather conditions

  • Engine idling can lead to bad fuel economy and engine wear and tear.

    Why Engine Idling is Always Bad News

    November 5, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 7012

    How Bad is Engine Idling? Research shows that excessive engine idling increases the amount of fuel burned and negatively affect the engine life. For example, an hour of engine idling is the same as almost 120 minutes of driving time. …

  • Exhaust regeneration helps lessen the emissions released from fuel combustion.

    What Exhaust Regeneration Can Do for You

    November 4, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 3786

    Long haul trucking involves transporting loads across long distances. This requires truckers to stay on schedule and use their fuel efficiently. One way this can be achieved is through Exhaust Regeneration. It can offer fuel savings and make a huge