November 2001

Special Report: Refining Developments

How to ‘spec’ diesel fuel additives for winterization

The analytical methods that determine parameters for premium diesel fuels are discussed

Pipenger, G. G., Amalgamated, Inc.

Wintertime operation of diesel-powered equipment can be extremely difficult if the fuel is not recognized as the most important part of a quality equipment-maintenance program. Fuel purchasers should require their fuel supplier to provide the best possible distillate products to insure proper equipment operation at all times-especially during cold weather. By specifying distillate fuels that will not cause operating problems (in winter or in summer), the fuel purchaser will maximize the benefits from the fuel dollars spent and minimize fuel-related field service maintenance costs. While the fuel buyer should insist on top quality distillate fuels, the fuel user should also be

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