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What Are Diesel Soaps? Do Diesel Soaps Cause Some Diesel Engine Problems?

What Are Diesel Soaps? Do Diesel Soaps Cause Some Diesel Engine Problems? 150 150 Star Oilco

Cliff Burbrink, chemical technology specialist at Cummins Filtration, provides a layman’s definition of diesel soaps: “Diesel soap is not very different chemically than the soap used to wash your hands. The main ingredient in a bar of soap is formed when lye reacts with fats or oils. Lye is sodium hydroxide. Fats and oils contain…

Sustainability

Sustainability 150 150 Star Oilco

Star Oilco’s Commitment to Sustainability What is biodiesel? Is it the same as raw vegetable oil? Biodiesel is a cleaner burning diesel fuel made from vegetable oil. Simply stated, a biodiesel molecule is a                                                              vegetable oil molecule with the glycerol removed. Chemically, biodiesel is defined as a mono-alkyl ester of                                                          …

Heating

Heating 150 150 Star Oilco

Heating Automatic Keep Full Delivery · On Approved Credit · Budget Plan Available · Optional Tank Contracts · Optional Service Contracts · Senior Citizen Discount Available · Prompt Pay Discount Available Will Call Delivery · Cash/Check discounts available · Payment Plan (on approved credit) · Senior Citizen Discount Available · Prompt Pay Discount Available OIL…