By Ronald Stein
In today’s world, environmental concerns have become paramount, prompting businesses in America and Europe to seek revolutionary solutions that are both environmentally friendly and economically viable. In a competitive analysis, it is essential to consider fuel conditioners alongside biodiesel, which is known for burning cleaner than regular diesel.
The average consumption of diesel fuel in the United States amounted to around 3.85 million barrels per day in June 2023.
While biodiesel offers environmental benefits, diesel fuel conditioners provide a drop-in solution that requires no change in infrastructure and can make a significant difference in bio-diesel emissions as well. This immediate and impactful option sets fuel conditioners apart.
One such solution gaining attention is diesel fuel conditioners, which have shown an impressive 99 percent reduction in particulate emissions. This remarkable feat sets fuel conditioners apart as a priority solution that demands attention and action.
Not only do fuel conditioners demonstrate a higher level of environmental responsibility compared to traditional diesel, but they also lead to tangible cost savings and enable businesses to make considerable progress with benefits to the environment and the business bottom line.
The benefits of fuel conditioners extend beyond just environmental stewardship. By emulsifying the fuel and sequestering water in the tank, they resolve a major problem in combustion. The burning off of water with fuel results in improved combustion efficiency and reduced emissions. Moreover, fuel conditioners include detergents that eliminate soot and buildup on fuel injectors, enabling the fuel spray to be burned more completely, further enhancing efficiency, and reducing emissions.
One of the key advantages of fuel conditioners is their non-flammable nature, offering an added layer of safety during transportation and storage. Additionally, the value of emulsification in the fuel conditioning process improves lubricity, performance, and maintenance, resulting in a high return on investment for businesses.
A performance analysis of SulNOxEco™ Diesel Conditioner by Hexagon Solutions in a Cummins Generator showed improved mileage efficiency with resultant reductions in fuel costs. Hexagon also noted these benefits from the SulNOx contributes to the below named areas:
- Reduction of fuel emissions
- Engine & fuel system cleaner
- Improvement of the lubrication of the engine
- Improvement of engine’s accelerator response
- Reduction of repairs of diesel pumps and gas burners.
Most recently in the yachting sector, the superyacht Yalla effectively achieved a “startling” black carbon emission reduction of 99 percent. With its unparalleled reduction in particulate emissions, SulNOx Eco sets a new standard for environmental impact.
Ever since the introduction of the Model T by Henry Ford, human ingenuity and technological advances have resulted in more efficient and cleaner usages of the fuels needed for transportation. Embracing fuel conditioners can drive us towards a cleaner, more sustainable future.
For businesses in need of environmental improvement solutions and those looking to improve their bottom-line profitability, considering SulNOx Eco, or other diesel fuel conditioners, can be a game-changing decision. Embracing such advanced fuel conditioners can drive us towards a cleaner, more sustainable future.
With the recent successes of the fuel conditioner human ingenuity and technological advances are continuing to benefit the environment and the economy. The time has come to acknowledge the significance of fuel conditioners as a disruptive technology that can revolutionize the transportation industry.
In conclusion, diesel fuel conditioners provide a powerful solution for the transportation industry, delivering improvements to the environment and businesses bottom line.
Ronald Stein is an engineer, senior policy advisor on energy literacy for CFACT, and co-author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated book “Clean Energy Exploitations.”