An Excerpt from the book “Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair by Nigel Calder

“A fuel injection pump is an incredibly precise piece of equipment. The plungers in a jerk pump are machined to within 0.00004” of the cylinder bores into which they fit. Unlike the pistons in the engine, no rings seal these plungers and while the pressures in the engine cylinders may reach 1000 psi, pressures in […]

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Why should I clean my tanks and my fuel? We never did that 20 years ago!

I often hear building property managers, engineers, mechanics, and others who manage fuel and have been involved with fuel storage over many years ask this question. Why do we need to fuel polish and clean tanks? We never did that 20 years ago! There are many reasons and I will try to cover a few of […]

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