UK entrepreneur innovates by cleaning bacteria-infected engines

November 6, 2013 |

In the UK, an entrepreneur has set up a company that offers a kind of kidney dialysis service for boat owners and other diesel users to help clean out the bacteria that can clog fuel pumps. The boat industry and other recreational users have slammed biodiesel blends because of the bacteria that can grow when water condensation mixes with biodiesel, but the owner of Diesel Polishing isn’t against biofuels. Overcoming the bacterial challenge is just part of what needs to happen for improved biofuel uptake. In addition to boats, he has also been working with tractors and trucks.

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