Diesel – Frequently Asked Questions

Diesel – Frequently Asked Questions

HYDAC has prepared an editorial to answer the most frequent questions about diesel.In this document, you can find answers to the questions below:

  • What is diesel and what is biodiesel?
  • Why does diesel need to be filtered and dewatered?
  • How thoroughly should diesel be filtered and dewatered?
  • Where do water and dirt in diesel come from?
  • How high is the critical water content for diesel?
  • What is the difference between specifications in ppm and mg/kg?
  • What is diesel pest?
  • What problems does diesel pest cause?
  • Is diesel pest a recent phenomenon?
  • How can I verify the presence of diesel pest?
  • Is there a rapid test for contaminations in diesel?
  • Once a tank has been contaminated with diesel pest, is it still vulnerable to it in the future?
  • Which tank systems are particularly endangered?
  • Are tank systems with continuous diesel flow-through also affected?
  • What filter fineness should filter elements have?
  • How does coalescence work?
  • Which water contents can be reached with coalescence?
  • How does a separation element work?

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