Tag: fuel tanks

A fuel tank (or petrol tank) is a safe container for flammable fluids. Though any storage tank for fuel may be so called, the term is typically applied to part of an engine system in which the fuel is stored and propelled (fuel pump) or released (pressurized gas) into an engine. Fuel tanks range in size and complexity from the small plastic tank of a butane lighter to the multi-chambered cryogenic Space Shuttle external tank.

The Benefits of Bi-Fuel Generators

The Benefits of Bi-Fuel Generators

Traditionally, diesel fuel has been the leader in standby power solutions. Diesel-fueled standby generators are perceived to be the most durable and reliable option available, as well as the most power-dense and cost-effective. These types of generators satisfy the standards that specify standby power sources and onsite fuel requirements. But,

Small But Powerful Portable Energy Sources

Small But Powerful Portable Energy Sources

In the theater, they have a saying, “There are no small parts, only small actors.” Never having performed in front of an audience myself, I can’t speak to the truth of this saying. However, in the power generation industry there really are small players: portable power sources. But they still

Mack ClearTech One Offers Increased Versatility, Frame Rail Space

Mack ClearTech One Offers Increased Versatility, Frame Rail Space

INDIANAPOLIS (March 2, 2016) – Customers now have more options and increased space on their chassis frame rail as Mack Trucks today launched Mack® ClearTech™ One, its single package Exhaust Aftertreatment System (EATS), at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

With Mack ClearTech One, the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), Selective Catalytic

Aesthetics and Energy Efficiency

Aesthetics and Energy Efficiency

Nearly a century ago, legislation enacted by President Woodrow Wilson founded a basic training facility for American soldiers preparing for World War I. Named Camp Benning, the post was located just outside the capital city of Columbus, GA. Following the Armistice, the post was renamed Fort Benning in 1922. But

The Pressure of Choosing the Right Compactor

The Pressure of Choosing the Right Compactor

Selection of the correct equipment depends on many factors, ranging from soil type to spatial allotment to other specific needs unique to each application. Matching the correct compaction tool to the job increases efficiency by optimizing production, minimizing costs, and enhancing profitability. The act of soil compaction consists of the

Kenworth Offers Narrower Battery Box and Relocated Fuel Tanks

Kenworth Offers Narrower Battery Box and Relocated Fuel Tanks

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 10, 2015 – Kenworth Truck Co. announces the availability of two new product enhancements on the Kenworth T270 and T370 – fuel tanks mounted between the frame rails behind the rear axle and a narrower battery box.
Together these enhancements are part of a focused Medium Duty Body

Laying Out Compaction Technology

Laying Out Compaction Technology

Intelligent compaction is changing the way grading and excavator contractors do road compaction jobs. While industry experts agree there is no substitution for “old school” skill and touch, intelligent compaction is increasingly coming into play with many states writing the new technologies into their regulations.

New Volvo EC160E Boosts Fuel Efficiency and Power

New Volvo EC160E Boosts Fuel Efficiency and Power

The EC160E is the newest E-Series crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment, and incorporates a powerful Tier 4 Final engine into a durable design, providing excellent fuel efficiency and a robust performance in tough applications.

The new EC160E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is designed with a range of new

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