Archive news for 2011

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BB Pumps & Parts develops DEF dispense coupler

Christopher Goodfellow - 1 September 2011

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) equipment specialist BB Pumps & Parts plans to launch the CreaMatic coupler, which offers the end-users and distributors two coupler systems to fit 4-cam container valve, on September 20, 2011. Edu Bury, former co-founder of GreenChem Holding and founder of BB Pumps & Parts, said: "The CreaMatic coupler...

Brochure now available – Diesel Emissions Conference & DEF Forum USA 2011

Christopher Goodfellow - 8 August 2011

The brochure for Integer's Diesel Emissions Conference & DEF Forum USA 2011 is now available to download from its website. This global Conference & Forum, now in its forth year, has firmly established itself as North America's number one diesel emissions and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) strategy event, focused on facilitating timely...

Caterpillar to pay $2.55m to resolve Clean Air Act violations

Christopher Goodfellow - 8 August 2011

Caterpillar has agreed with the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of justice to pay a $2.55m fine for violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA). The company, which is based in Peoria, Illinois, will pay $2.04m to the United States and $510,000 to the State of California. Caterpillar violated the CAA in shipping over 590,000...

TransLiquid introduces bulk DEF transfer skids

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 August 2011

Texas-based Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor TransLiquid Technologies has launched a range of bulk transfer skids called the Pro 5000 series. The new models are capable of dispensing DEF from bulk to tote, tote to tote and bulk dispensing.   No Frames   Product features include a flow rate of up to 25 gallons...

Vale Fertilizantes begins DEF production in Brazil

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 August 2011

Brazilian fertalizer giant Vale Fertilizantes has begun production of Diesel Exhuast Fluid (DEF) termed ARLA 32 in Brazil, in preparation for new emissions standards. Heavy-duty Vehicles in Brazil will be required to comply with new Proconve P7 emissions standards in January 2012, which will lead to the widespread adoption of Selective...

EPA gives off-road vehicle SCR certification presentation

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 August 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given a presentation on the implementation of off-road emissions standards, setting out its position on various certification issues for Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipped vehicles. The presentation covers issues such as Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level monitoring, freeze prevention...