Fuel Pump Safety

A Guide to Fuel Pump Safety Basics Because we fuel at the pump so often, we tend to forget the dangers that are associated with gasoline. Gasoline fumes are highly flammable, and because of the density of hydrocarbons within the structure of gasoline, it is also highly toxic. The Petroleum Equipment Institute is an organization…

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Operation Deep Impact.

During the 2018 Thanksgiving Season, the agents of the secret service kick-started an initiative to take down illegal card skimmers across the United States. According to the press release from the Department of Homeland Security (November 28, 2018), an estimated 54 million Americans have traveled across town or the country for the Thanksgiving holiday. While…

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Your Guide To The Diesel Engine

In today’s article, we will be going into the specifications of the diesel engine. What makes diesel engines different from standard gasoline engines, and what role they play in the current economy. It’s not privileged information to know that there are a great many industrial vehicles and equipment that use diesel engines, fuel and diesel…

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Octane Ratings Explained

What Is Octane? Octane is a flammable hydrocarbon of the alkane series, obtained in petroleum refining. That’s a long way of saying a higher octane rating means a higher explosion point. That also means you want more of it for your combustible engine. Octane numbers tend to change as additives improve and the quality of oil refining increases. One way to track the type…

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