Category: Diesel Engine

What is Diesel Fuel Management?

“Diesel management” typically refers to the comprehensive approach of effectively managing diesel fuel usage and diesel engine operations within an organization or a specific context. It involves various aspects including fuel efficiency, engine performance, emissions control, and overall operational effectiveness. Here’s a breakdown of key elements involved in diesel management: Overall, diesel management encompasses a… Read more »

The Importance of Regular Maintenance for Diesel Engines: Tips and Tricks

Regular maintenance is crucial for diesel engines to ensure optimal performance, longevity, and reliability. Here are some key tips and tricks for maintaining diesel engines: By following these tips and performing regular maintenance, diesel engine owners can ensure their engines operate efficiently, reliably, and last for many years to come. Call Dieselcraft for help with… Read more »

What is Fuel Polishing?

Fuel polishing is a process that involves filtering and purifying stored fuel to remove contaminants, water, and sediments that may have accumulated over time. It is commonly used for diesel fuel and other types of stored fuels to ensure their quality, maintain optimal performance, and prevent damage to engines or equipment. Fuel polishing is particularly… Read more »

At what temperature does diesel gel and will it freeze?

At 34°F, you begin to see the start of the gelling process and fuel starts to get cloudy. By 15°F, it gets worse and full on gelling has got you, which will block filters and stop you on the spot. To avoid diesel fuel from gelling is to use an anti-gel fuel additive. Anti-gels drop… Read more »

Cleanable Oil Filtration for Cummins 855 and KTA19 Engines

New to the market Direct Engine Installations. Centrifuges remove 99% of engine damaging soot. Increase oil change interval 50%. Dieselcraft Cyclone Series Centrifuges have over 5 times the debris-holding capacity of any filters on the market. Why you ask, because the centrifuge removes contaminants from the oil flow all together. Filters take out solids and… Read more »

How to fix fuel with water contamination on a CAT C18 Engine.

The C18 has between 400 and 700 HP so the fuel flow can be between 72 GPH and 126 GPH. The choice of TFP80 from the other manufactures is too small. Based on its size the residence time of the fuel is less than 20 seconds. Our 5×8 because of the design will give 30… Read more »

12 Benefits we can list for using an oil centrifuge.

12 Benefits we can list for using an oil centrifuge…… Can you name 1 for using your filter? 1. Cleaner oil, GUARANTEED. 2. 30-50% longer oil life. This means cost of oil changes goes down by at least 30%. The cost of oil is going UP. Your $250 change today may be $350 soon. 3…. Read more »

My diesel fuel is black. What do I do?

The color of fuel indicates the fuels age or bacteria growth. The dark color is coming from one or the other. To fix old diesel remove the water first. Less than 50 gallons of fuel consider Mr Funnel to remove the water. Once the water is gone he can then filter out the solids. BUT… Read more »

The EPA has Tough Regulations about Oil Filter Disposal

We can reduce the risk of being fined for improper or illegal hazardous waste management if disposing oil filters improperly. If you work in a situation where you maintain diesel engines, you likely find yourself burdened with a pile of oil filters every year, all of them filled with sludge and used engine oil. Used… Read more »

Why Fuel Polishing

Fuel polishing is the cleaning process used to remove contamination from diesel fuel in storage. It is the removal of water, sediment and microbial contamination. This contamination builds up over time if they aren’t tested and treated regularly. Stored fuel will have some of the following issues for sure any of which will lead to… Read more »