Biofuels May Not Be the Answer, Turns Out

First, Second, and Third Generation Biofuels All Hamstrung by Insurmountable Issues The name itself, biofuel, implies a clean-burning fuel. Made from crop fats and oils; biomass; or algae, the name makes biofuel sound like it would pollute less. The assumption has been — in relation to fossil fuel

Diesel Engine Damage From Incomplete Fuel Combustion

Renter Fuel Catalyst Saves More than Diesel and the Environment, Saves Diesel Engines The capacity to take abuse is a fundamental requisite of construction and development machines and transportation vehicles. Tremendous forces torque axles and drivetrains.  Operators and drivers stress the limitat

Secrets To Cutting Heavy-Equipment Costs

Reducing Fuel Consumption Like all businesses, heavy equipment construction/development companies save money by reducing the difference between gross and net profit. Costs create the chasm between gross profit and net profit. The logical conclusion, then, is obvious: cut heavy equipment costs. Cutti

Fast-Track Your Fuel Savings

Construction Equipment Assistance Technology: Who Needs What and Why? The design purpose of construction equipment assistance technology is saving fuel, the one and only purpose of AT. Manufacturers that produce construction equipment assistance technologies (AT) offer both specific technologies for

The Secret of Successful Clean Diesel

National Clean Diesel Campaign The National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) is a program by the Environmental Protection Agency that encourages the voluntary reduction of fuel emissions. Additionally, the NCDC has the power to implement regulatory control strategies to curve the production of diesel fu

3 More Cool Tools For Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy a Factor of Two Variables: Fuel Combustion Inefficiency and Operator Error Fuel efficiency is the single most important economic component of heavy equipment construction development. Over the life of a quality machine, more money will be spent on fuel than the purchase and maintenance

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fuel Efficiency

Construction Equipment Fuel efficiency Optimization: Site, Use, and Machine Optimization Construction equipment fuel efficiency is a factor of three variables. While the optimization of one factor increases fuel savings, by treating the three variables as a single system, an owner/operator or compan

There’s A Lot To Learn About a Barrel of Crude Oil

All About a Barrel of Crude Oil: What It Consists of and What the Different Levels Are in It When crude oil comes out of the ground, it’s nothing like the neat, consistent petroleum products with which we are so familiar. Surface facilities are required to separate water, sand and solids, natu