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Filtration & Fuel Conditioning Purefuel Pre-Filter Conditioners Petroleum diesels typically hold 60ppm of suspended water. At this level the water is almost insignificant. Provided the fuel is regularly used and replenished microbial contamination is rarely a problem. Bio-diesels typically hold up to 25 times more suspended water than petroleum diesel. The introduction of bio-diesel and bio-diesel blend fuels in recent years, has greatly increased the potential for problems. Bio-diesel is a perfect habitat for vigorous microbial growth. The time fuel exposed to condensation & leaks, or time in undisturbed storage before proliferation begins, is dramatically reduced. Today’s bio-fuels deteriorate much faster than their petroleum forebears. Colony Forming Units of bacteria grow on the water-fuel interface becoming heavier until they drop out of the fuel to the bottom of the tank where bio-films & sludge quickly form. The bacteria feed on the fuel, but the microbes do not eat ‘all’ of the fuel. They break down the carbon chains, which reduces the combustible properties. This leads to poor starting (or failure to start at all), excessive smoke, reduced power output & blocked filters. Purefuel Pre-Filter Conditioners A safe solution for curbing microbial contamination is to pass the fuel through a PureFuel Pre-Filter Conditioner. This is a natural solution that instead of killing the microbes, splits up the microbial colony forming units (CFU’s) stopping them from reforming & allowing them to pass safely through filters (prolonging filter life) & eventually being burnt off with the fuel during the normal combustion process. A PureFuel Pre-Filter Conditioner also contains a powerful magnet which will remove rust or other metallic particles contained within fuel being passed through it. To clean the magnets of metallic contamination simply remove the conditioner from the installation & blow the contamination off with an air line. A PureFuel Pre-Filter Conditioner can be installed at any appropriate point in a fuel distribution network to provide permanent protection from microbial & metallic contamination. How PureFuel Pre-Filter Conditioners Work - The hydrodynamic effect the PureFuel Pre-Filter Conditioners have on the fuel flow path passing through them causes CFU’s to break down. - Allowing them to pass through filters & are consumed by the engine during combustion. - A powerful magnet aids the hydrodynamic effect as well as removing metallic contamination (such as rust) from fuel & CFU’s being passed through it. - Re-circulating fuel in a tank or storage system will mean that microbial & metallic contamination can be kept to a minimum, see page 100. E Microbial contamination Blocked foot valve Copyright HYTEK 98 (GB) LIMITED 2013


Hytek Catalogue Retail 2013-14
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