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Fuel Oil Treatment Doctor

At sea or in port, we understand the many challenges you and your vessel face. That’s why we’ve developed this easy to use guide to assist you in diagnosing possible fuel oil problems.
Published: (Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Marine chemicals)

With our Fuel Oil Treatment Doctor, common causes and remedies for most fuel problems are just a flip away. Use this guide to find the correct Unitor Fuel Oil Treatment for each challenge.

Question 1

Problem: Do you have sediment formation in your fuel tanks?
Cause: Incompatible fuel or high water content.

Answer

Stabilise the fuel with FuelPower Conditioner.
Demulsify the water in fuel with FuelPower Demulsifier.

Question 2

Problem: Do you have sediment formation in your fuel tanks?
Cause: Incompatible fuel or high water content.

Answer

Stabilise the fuel with FuelPower Conditioner.
Demulsify the water in fuel with FuelPower Demulsifier.

Question 3

Problem: Does your separator have a short time between cleaning cycles and does it remove large amounts of sludge?
Cause: Incompatible fuel or high asphaltenes fuels.

Answer

Stabilise, break up and disperse fuel with FuelPower Conditioner.

Question 4

Problem: Do you have excessive filter cleaning where the residue on the filters is a black/greyish sludge material?
Cause: Incompatible fuel and the brownish/greyish color indicates water contamination.

Answer

Stabilise and disperse fuel with FuelPower Conditioner.
Demulsify water with FuelPower Demulsifier.

Question 5

Problem: Do you see fuel injector fouling?
Cause: An unstable fuel can start coaking on the injectors causing fouling.

Answer

FuelPower Catalyst contains a fuel conditioning component as well as a catalyst to help stabilise the fuel and to improve combustion of the fuel.

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