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    The questions for this chat are now available:  Does your company have Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) or Business Resource Groups (BRGs)? What are the different kinds of ERGs or BRGs that you company currently supports? What type of metrics and measurement are used to measure success of ...

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    There are actually at least two behaviors that are different once diesel is processed to reduce the sulfur to the currently mandated levels. One, you are correct, is reduced fuel system lubricity. The other is poorer cold temperature flow characteristics (cold temperature fuel filter plugging due to ...

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    Although people talk about low sulfur fuel as being an issue with wear, I am not sure it is just an issue with the sulfur in the fuel that affects the wear. I think in the process of making the low sulfur fuel  by catalytic hydrodesulfurization, you not only remove some of the sulfur containing molecules, ...

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    ​I read about the diesel pickup owners that were afeared of CP3 pump damage due to lack of lubrication.  Couple that with the newness of HPDI and an unwillingness to trust that the fuel people were making proper ULSD, you get owners fixing the 'lubrication' issue themselves. I'm on my 4th diesel and ...

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    There are always people that want to tamper with things, and poor information travels fastest. It is not likely that mentioned additives would hurt things, but also not likely that it would help anything. ATF is not designed to be combusted, so it may leave deposits that are detrimental to sensors ...

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    Tyler, What you read is correct. Sulfur molecule acts as a lubricant under high pressure applications. Ultra-low sulfur fuel does suffer lubricity issues that usually present in high pressure pump. You want to use a mix of 95% petro diesel with a 5% biodiesel blend. This restores lubricity to ...

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    We want to hear from you, so get ready to chat with a Subject Matter Expert again....as well as your peers! As part of our recurring series, we'll be hosting the next 2-day session in Member Connection on June 26 and 27 with Sue Bruin from Toyota. Sue is Consultant/Site Leader, Diversity and Inclusion ...

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