Category: Fuel Tank Cleaners

Diesel fuel begins to degrade in less than 30 days in your storage tanks.

Fuel degradation in storage tanks is a significant concern for industries relying on stored fuel, such as transportation, agriculture, construction, and backup power generation. Several factors contribute to fuel degradation over time, including: To mitigate fuel degradation in storage tanks, it’s essential to implement preventive measures such as: By addressing these factors and implementing proactive… 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 »

How Long Does Diesel Fuel Last?

It has been determined by the 28 day, stored diesel fuel begins to become contaminated and start to degrade. Diesel fuel can only be stored from 6 to 12 months and not expect some sort of effects of bad fuel if you do nothing. Many companies suggest to effect the life of the of stored… 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 »

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 »

Do I Have a Problem With “Algae” In My Diesel Fuel Tank?

Technically speaking, algae cannot grow inside of a diesel fuel tank. Algae requires sunlight to grow, so it’s impossible for it to thrive in the darkness of a diesel fuel tank. However, there are microbes like mold, bacteria, and fungus that can find their way into your diesel fuel tank and wreak havoc in it… Read more »