Combat contamination

Additives from JLM Lubricants

Published:  09 December, 2013

Strict emissions limits and the target of maximum efficiency have meant that diesel engines work very hard indeed and the resulting combustion residue can interfere with the delicate process. A large amount of combustion product is fed back into the chambers via the exhaust gas recirculation system which can create a vicious circle of incomplete combustion when deposits take hold in the system. This pattern can be fatal to parts such as diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and turbos, and a new range of products from JLM Lubricants have been designed to combat these issues. A Diesel ReGen Plus additive supports the regeneration process in DPFs, preventing the filter from becoming partially blocked. A DPF Cleaner is said to reduce the production of ash by 25% and the soot particles that do end up in the filter are burned off more thoroughly. It does this by lowering the temperature at which passive regeneration will take place. A DPF Cleaning Kit is to be used once a forced regen will no longer help. It works with the DPF in situ - first, the filter is cleaned with fluid and then flushed with DPF Flush. Finally, Diesel Extreme Clean is designed to detox older vehicles by cleaning components and protecting the engine.

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