Q: Light Load Running means what? A: Light load running is considered to be anything less than 25% of full load for naturally aspirated diesel engines and anything less than 33% of full load for turbocharged diesel engines. Engines running continuously for 30 minutes or more at light loads, can develop serious problems, which lead […]
Q: What happens if I forget to add your fuel additives to the fuel, or only use it occasionally? A: Of course you will get the most benefits if you remember to add our FTC catalytic decarbonizer and/or CRD Fuel ENHANCER at each refuel, but if you forget, you will simply dilute the benefits. If […]
Q: Do you have an expert to talk with about your products? A: We offer a free technical email service, a free on-line engine health check (see right hand side of most pages) and our staff may be available to take a telephone call .. please contact us.
Q: Will your products harm my engine or machinery? A: All our products are harmless to engine and machinery components when used as directed on the product labels .. in fact they usually significantly increase the longevity.
Q: SMOKE from diesel engines .. do you have a list of causes? A: YES. The following checklist may assist in identifying faults that will contribute to smoke emissions from diesel engines .. Dirty or worn fuel injectors .. commonly carbon deposits affecting spray pattern. Carbon deposits throughout combustion chambers .. common in lightly loaded […]
Q: Dial Gauge Timing .. what does this mean? A: Dial Gauge Timing is a method of timing the fuel injection in diesel engines. This involves placing a dial-gauge into the pump assembly and measuring the pump plunger lift .. usually from 0.5–2.0mm. The point of lift may not be the actual injection timing, depending […]
Q: What do the NZ Automobile Association (AA) say about your fuel and oil additives? A: Our fuel additive FTC combustion catalyst has been independently scientifically tested by Curtin University, WA, for fuel savings and power increases. Our oil and hydraulic fluid anti-friction additive SupaSLIP has independent laboratory Falex tests for load bearing, friction and […]
WEAR .. Understand this and you’ll add life to your all your engines, machines and equipment. The following article is reproduced by kind permission of the author, Brid Walker, from his book “Discover the Secrets of .. Adding Amazingly Long Life to YOUR Vehicles & Equipment” © 2001. Brid, who lives in Queensland, is an […]
ENGINE WEAR PROBLEMS ARE OFTEN A RESULT OF OIL SOOT PARTICLE SIZE .. which can be dramatically reduced. The relative size of the soot particle to the minimum oil film thickness is of vital importance. It is widely recognised that approximately 80% of engine wear occurs during start-up when a good deal of the lube oil […]
STARTING engines .. problem solving by using a simple check list. Neither NEPTUNE Products, it’s employees, nor associate companies, take any responsibility for the safety, nor any other aspect, of the information given below. First check that it is safe to do a check .. if it’s not safe, don’t do it !! Note: The […]