As you are aware, we are entering an extended period of frigid weather. Predictions are that we may see record breaking low temperatures this week and that this below normal pattern may be with us into January of 2018. During this period of time, it is important that you think about your normal habits for heating your house, and be … Continue reading Preventive Measures to Avoid Frozen Pipes
In our previous two articles, we’ve discussed how diesel additives enhance engine performance, responsiveness, and economy, all while protecting your equipment for the long haul. Diesel additives help keep your fuel injectors clean and properly functioning, and prevent rust from getting into your engines. Now, as summer winds down and the prospect of chilly fall and winter jobs becomes more … Continue reading Additized Diesel 3: Cold-weather Performance
The weather is cooling, which means it’s time to remember that heating system you’ve pushed to the back of your mind all summer. Why now? Because it’s better to make sure your heating system is working properly, safely, and efficiently before you need it; instead of finding out it’s not when you do. As part of our standard home heating … Continue reading The Massachusetts Pre-winter Heating Checklist
Here is a reprint from a recent Petro-Canada newsletter: Protecting Your Hydraulic Equipment Petro-Canada’s HYDREX and ENVIRON hydraulic fluids are advanced formula, long life, anti-wear fluids designed for hydraulic systems to provide excellent operating and maintenance benefits for increased productivity and reduced downtime. But research has shown that over 80% of machine wear failures are due to particulate and water … Continue reading Protecting Your Hydraulic Equipment
Even if you are diligent in monitoring your home’s energy use, chances are some improvements can still be made. Here are a few things you might not know about reducing your home’s overall energy consumption: If you place any lamps or electronic devices near your air conditioner, the unit will run longer than necessary as it will sense the warmth … Continue reading What You Don’t Know About Reducing Energy Use
We’ve been in spring for a little over a month now, ending what was a long and often brutal winter for many parts of the United States. With this new season comes a fresh opportunity to make some changes around the house to save energy and money. When homeowners take the appropriate steps, they will see their energy bills stay … Continue reading 5 Ways to Save Energy This Spring
The short answer is yes! When stored for a long period of time, nitrosamines form in water based metal working fluids.The nitrosamines and react with the nitrites in the fluid, the can that it is stored in or the air and can produce harmful carcinogens. Another issue with prolonged storage is the growth of bacteria and fungi in water based … Continue reading Does the Composition of Metal Working Fluids Change with Storage or Use?
Our previous article on the advantages of additized diesel focused on the benefits that diesel additives can deliver to your work equipment. Better fuel economy, better engine response, and longer engine life are all advantages of diesel with additives that keep fuel filters clean. Another class of additives is designed to keep the fuel clean of rust, and, by extension, … Continue reading Additized Diesel 2: Corrosion Inhibitors & Fuel Filters
June 26, 2015 The Importance of Additized Diesel: Keeping Your Fuel Injectors Clean One of the ways additized diesel helps maintain your vehicle’s performance is by preventing deposits from building up on your fuel injectors. Fuel injectors control how much fuel is added to the engine for combustion– an amount that is tuned to exact optimal levels for your vehicle. … Continue reading Additized Diesel: Part 1 – Fuel Injectors & Performance
For our diesel fuel customers… Please be aware that there are extreme low temperatures forecast for February 12 – 16. The product operability of our Dyed Off Highway Diesel and our Undyed On Road diesel is currently -10°F. We generally refer to this as the CFPP (cold filter plugging point), which is the lowest temperature that a specified volume of … Continue reading Winter Alert!