Fuel additives have been developed over the last decades with the goal of lowering fuel consumption. They modify the chemistry of the fuel with the resulting benefit of improved fuel efficiency. However, the trucking industry is generally skeptical due to past products’ results.
NACFE plans to study additives (potentially including hydrogen injection) as part of a full Confidence Report. Please contact us if you can provide real world data to help sort out the products that genuinely benefit fleet operations.
Confidence Report coming soon.
Today’s fuel injectors are smaller and have tiger tolerances, fuel additives can prevent deposit formation that interfere with proper combustion.
Diesel fuel contains wax and as temperatures drop the fuel can gel. Additives are designed to prevent this gelling from occurring.
Compatibility with EGR and SCR
Maintaining Chemical Balance of Fuel