What Is Diesel Fuel Quality Testing?

By |2022-09-23T18:28:53+00:00February 15th, 2022|Fuel Quality|

Regular diesel fuel quality testing is essential, no matter why or how you use diesel fuel. If you store diesel fuel for regular or emergency use, it's vital to understand how fuel quality impacts performance and equipment function. Poor quality can lead to inadequate performance and can damage equipment. In extreme cases, poor quality can

What Is Fuel Quality and Why Does It Matter?

By |2022-09-28T20:01:52+00:00January 28th, 2022|Fuel Quality|

Storing diesel fuel is vital for a wide range of industries — your stored fuel allows you to use generators for energy and industrial vehicles during emergencies. Fuel quality directly relates to performance — higher quality fuel works better, igniting quicker. It also protects equipment, which can sustain damage when exposed to poor-quality fuel. Understanding diesel

How to Avoid Diesel Fuel Degradation

By |2022-08-22T17:22:33+00:00November 13th, 2018|Diesel Fuel, Fuel Quality, Most Viewed|

Having a working commercial standby generator is critical to your business in case of an emergency. Depending on the size and nature of your operation, even a brief power outage can cost you thousands. In addition to the generator itself, having adequate fuel for a standby generator is vital. You may already have a significant

How to Protect Your Emergency Fuel Supply

By |2021-03-09T21:29:09+00:00May 26th, 2017|Fuel Quality|

Did you know that the United States annually spends $80 billion due to power outages and disturbances? When an outage occurs, maintaining uptime is critical. Additionally, when it comes to the performance and reliability of your generators during an outage, the state of your fuel is of utmost importance, which is why Foster Fuel’s award-winning

How to Prepare for The Joint Commission’s Emergency Preparedness Standard for Fuel Quality

By |2021-02-10T14:05:14+00:00April 25th, 2017|Fuel Quality|

In order to mitigate liability and improve care during power outages, The Joint Commission has launched a new Emergency Preparedness (EP) standard for fuel quality. This new standard states, “At least annually, the hospital tests the fuel quality to ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) standard” (Joint Commission, 2017). Essentially, the new EP standard