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  1. ATEX Directive: Regulations Change for Diesel Fuel Pump

    Anyone regularly dealing with flammable gases in the workplace will be familiar with what is known as the ATEX directive. ATEX actually consists of two directives.
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  2. What is a Fuel Transfer Pump?

    As its name would suggest, the function of a fuel transfer pump is to transport fuel from the fuel tank to a vehicle or from one location to another. There is an array of uses for fuel transfer pumps, such as refuelling forklift trucks to larger commercial vehicles such as a bus or lorry, right up to large utility vehicles used on construction sites or quarries.
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  3. Diesel Bug Explained

    You may not have ever considered the possibility when running a diesel engine, but despite its volatile nature, this common fuel is a host for a bacterial threat to your fuel systems and to your vehicles’ diesel engines.

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  4. What is AdBlue® Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

    AdBlue® is the registered trademark for AUS32 (diesel exhaust fluid), and has become the solution of choice for diesel fleet operators working on cutting the concentration of mono-nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the exhaust emissions of their vehicles, with many businesses having already installed AdBlue® tanks to their vehicles in an attempt to meet reduction requirements on the continent. AdBlue® is a trademark of the Verband der Automobilindustrie e.V. (VDA)

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  5. DO YOU KNOW WHAT IS IN YOUR FUEL?

    Road diesel & gasoil now contain a percentage of bio-fuel (up to 7%). This provides an ideal breeding ground for diesel/gasoil bugs (Check out our article explaining diesel bug in more detail). Equipment failure can be down to bugs in these modern fuels. Problems with contaminated fuel inside storage tanks can cause pumps & vehicle filters to block, & in severe cases, vehicles can stop working causing downtime & hefty repair bills.

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  6. How Does an Electric Vehicle Charger Work?

    Electric cars, or plug-in hybrids, are increasingly popular options for people concerned about the health and environmental impacts of petrol or diesel-powered vehicles, and indeed the cost of running them. The UK, in common with other European countries, has set a deadline by which to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars and small commercial vehicles. While that 2040 deadline may seem some way off, sales of electric cars are already rising rapidly with over 100,000 pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles already on the road.
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  7. Tigerloop Installation Guide

    Tigerloop®, made by Tigerholm, is a type of oil de-aerator, a product that removes air bubbles from a oil heating system. If you’re unsure how that works or why it’s beneficial, then this guide is for you. Here we will explain the causes and problems of air in an oil heating system, how a Tigerloop® works to remove air and how that benefits you, how to install a Tigerloop®, and how to clean and troubleshoot a Tigerloop®.
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  8. How To Choose A Fuel Hose Reel

    There are multiple reasons to use hose reels on site, ranging from health & safety on site (using a retractable hose reel can help prevent trip hazards), to all round ease of use, or prolonging the life of the hose. Firstly, eliminate the simple solutions & don’t overlook the obvious. Read on to find out more.
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  9. ANTI-SYPHONING VALVES - TOP TIP

    An anti-syphoning valve is designed to prevent the fuel in an above ground storage tank being lost as a result of syphoning action in the event of the leak in the pump suction line or from the pump itself. The anti-syphing valve remains closed, preventing any fuel passing along the suction line, until the pump is activated creating a suction which, in turn, opens the valve. When the pumping stops the anti-syphoning valve closes automatically.
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  10. TRANSPORT MANAGERS’ GUIDE TO FUEL DISPENSING

    There are basically three main questions to ask when choosing a fuel pump that is suitable for your needs: How fast do you want to refuel your vehicles? How accurately do you want to measure the fuel you use? Where is your fuel storage tank? We will cover each question in turn. Keep reading to find out what to look for when choosing a fuel pump.
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