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IPU make history with largest ever Diesel Defence unit

IPU’s fuel conditioning division enjoyed record-breaking success last month, delivering the largest Diesel Defence fuel polishing system in the company’s history. Built to the customer’s unique specifications, it will be used to safeguard the supply from an island-based power station. The remoteness of the location makes the generator critically important. The island is not connected to a mainland power supply. If the generator fails, the population loses electricity. Distance…

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New brochure on IPU’s Diesel Defence filter elements

A new brochure does not normally warrant a news post but this one is a little bit different. Firstly, it is the first time we have produced a brochure about our filter elements. In the past, we have underplayed their role in our Diesel Defence fuel polishers and our ClearTank fuel cleaning service. Their unique and proprietary technology sets IPU’s capabilities above our competitors. We could not achieve the cleanliness levels we reach at the speed we work without our special FiltaSorb…

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NFPA 20 standard for air & hydraulic starting systems

After a period of deliberation, the 2019 edition of the NFPA 20 standard has recently been released. There are notable additions to the regulations relating to the design of air and hydraulic starter motors. The preceding edition was published in 2016. The NFPA 20 standard is an American set of guidelines determined by the National Fire Protection Association that rules on the installation of stationary pumps for fire protection. Air and hydraulic starter motors are two of the staple ranges…

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IPU Group approved to run CIBSE CPD courses on fuel conditioning

IPU Group are set to run CPD (Continuing Professional Development ) courses after being approved by CIBSE1, the UK’s premier body for promoting and supporting the careers of building services engineers. Aimed at Facilities Management companies, our interactive course will train professionals on how to manage their stored fuel to ensure it is clean, safe and able to support the building it serves. Generators typically run on a biodiesel blend that is vulnerable to contamination. Course…

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IPU sells OilLife range of products to Wagene Purifiner in Norway

As of January 2019, IPU Group has sold it’s range of OilLife bypass filtration products to Wagene Purifiner in Norway. For several years, Wagene Purifiner has been IPU’s largest customers for the OilLife range. IPU has taken the decision to sell all stock and the rights and patent for OilLife to Wagene Purifiner so we can further focus on our key ranges and core markets. Having worked with Wagene Purifiner for many years, we are confident in the high level of technical support and…

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Meet IPU Engine Starting at China’s GPower – 21st to 23rd April 2019

IPU are heading to China to exhibit our engine starting division at the 18th GPower Exhibition. GPower is a hub of international manufacturers, traders and professionals from around the world. You’ll find us on stand 2-392 in Hall N2! Whilst at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, IPU will be exhibiting:   Spring starters: A reliable, cost-effective way of providing manual starting for diesel engines up to 12 litres. They are simple to install and are ideally suited to harsh…

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IPU Emissions Solutions wins Innovation and Technology Award

Held at The Midland Hotel, Manchester on Thursday 29th November, the AMPS Awards celebrated the best of the best in the UK diesel and gas engine power generation industry. IPU were shortlisted for 3 awards, more than any other company and scooped the top prize for the Innovation and Technology Award. This was won for the newly developed Emissions Solutions range of products. IPU’s Selective Catalytic Reduction system (SCR) can achieve a 99.8% reduction of NOx emissions and IPU’s Diesel…

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IPU Group become OFTEC-certified

IPU are delighted to announce that four members of their fuel conditioning team have taken their OFTEC examinations and passed. OFTEC is the industry association that governs the inspection and certification of fuel pipework, storage and pumping systems. Every site that stores diesel needs an annual OFTEC inspection. IPU’s fuel team regularly services generator diesel tanks which are connected to buildings through their pipework infrastructure. The engineers are in an ideal position to advise…

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emissions webinar

Webinar: The impact of emissions legislation and your routes to compliance

Legislation is cracking down on emissions from diesel gensets. With nationwide implementation of Clean Air Zones and the new Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), it is essential that your engines are compliant. We’re hosting an emissions webinar on Tuesday 6th November at 10:00am, which will cover: The latest legislation, including the MCPD and Clean Air Zones The types of emissions that will need to be reduced in order to comply The different solutions that are available to you…

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Gard warning about fuel contamination for emergency systems

We recently came across an article on Maritime Logistics Professional that echoed the same message IPU’s Fuel Conditioning division have been preaching for years: check your emergency fuel supplies. The article was originally written by Gard, the Norwegian risk management company. It starts “Imagine the following scenario: It is in the middle of winter in the north Atlantic, freezing cold with rough seas, when an emergency onboard a tanker requires the crew to abandon the ship. A lifeboat…

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