Water in diesel- the source of fuel filter IN DIESEL problems?

Water gets in to diesel fuel storage for generators and marine tanks in several ways – condensation, transportation from the refinery, leakage through fill pipes or vents, or careless handling of the fuel. The fuel filter problems stem from water infiltration. Water is needed to support life on this planet bacteria included. The bacteria breathe the […]

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Fuel Must Be Clear & Bright – Fuel Sampling on Site

Clear & Bright is a term that describes the visual quality of Diesel fuel. Good quality diesel fuel will look like apple juice.  Over the years I have sampled many Generator fuel tanks. Probably over 200 samples done and I have found contamination – particulate, water and bacteria – in all of those tanks. I […]

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Have a Safe Boating Experience with Spare Filters on board.

Summer is coming! The boating season has started and the month of June, July, August are typically when our American neighbors show up The radio starts chirping as they travel in groups and plug up the airwaves on their way to the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound and the Broughton Archipelago. Boaters are checking their safety […]

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Generators and Condos

For years I have been trying to sample fuel in the Condos in Vancouver. Strata councils don’t seem to know the importance of their emergency systems, Property Managers don’t know the fuel needs to be sampled as per the Fire Codes, Fire Codes pertaining to the fuel tanks attached to the Generators are ignored and fuel […]

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What Are You Afraid Of?

We offer a free fuel sampling to customers with larger tanks like property management companies, fuel stations, Works Yards etc. Many take advantage of the free service to see what condition their fuel tank is in. A surprising number do not. I always wonder why? What exactly are you afraid of? Logically you would want […]

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