Treatment

Left untreated, fuels are susceptible to bacterial and fungal contamination that can cause machine malfunction, filter clogging, and microbial induced corrosion. Fuel biocides are critical for maintaining fuel integrity during storage, distribution and use.

Applications

Microbial Control’s portfolio of fuel treatment solutions effectively fights bacteria and fungi –from rapid decontamination of spoiled fuel to shock treatment of heavily fouled systems and preventative maintenance treatments for clean fuel. Our effective fuel preservatives enable compliance with permissible sulfur level standards and help you protect your valuable investment. Some of the applications where our products can be used are:

  • For general use in storage tanks, fuel tanks to control microbial growth in diesel oil, fuel oil or gasoline
  • For storage above water in bulk storage systems
  • For storage without intentional water
  • For addition to fuel pre-mixed with other fuel additive
  • Oil and gas water storage and transmission systems

 

Some of our products are listed below. Not all products are available for sale or registered/approved for use in all countries.
Contact your sales representative or refer to our Contact Form to learn about product availability and approvals in your country

Fuel Preservation

Product Name

Active Ingredient

Benefits and Features

FUELSAVER™ Antimicrobial Agent

4-(2-Nitrobutyl)morpholine) +
4-4'-(2-ethyl-2-nitromethylene)dimorpholine

  • Active ingredients do not contain sulfur, a good choice for low sulfur systems
  • Approved for professional/industrial use and also for approved distribution channels, such as marinas
  • Can be used for shock treatment of contaminated systems and for preventive maintenance treatments, depending on dosage

AQUCAR™ GA 50 Water Treatment Microbiocide

Glutaraldehyde

  • Active ingredient does not contain sulfur
  • Allows fuel customers to use same effective treatment in downstream as is frequently used in upstream gas and oil applications
  • Rapidly effective against bacteria and fungi within minutes to a few hours
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