News

IPU's ClearTank tank cleaning service

“Do I need fuel tank cleaning?” The answer is ‘yes’ more and more often

When we’re asked by a casual enquirer whether they’re likely to need fuel tank cleaning for their stored diesel we usually highlight three factors that advance fuel contamination. The alert signals for fuel tank cleaning Old fuel: if diesel is stored for more than six months, tank cleaning is recommended. If it’s stored for more than twelve months it becomes essential. Modern biodiesel blends degrade over time; the longer they’re stored, the more contaminated they…

Read more…
Fuel contamination - diesel cleaning jars

Engine Manufacturers Recommend ISO 4406 for Fuel Cleanliness

Modern fuel systems are designed to reduce emissions, lower fuel consumption and improve engine performance. To achieve this they must operate at very high pressures, but engine manufacturers warn that this increases the risk of failure if the fuel used is not clean. To be recognised as clean the fuel must meet a rating of 18/16/13 on the ISO 4406 cleanliness scale. Manufacturers therefore recommend that clients should adopt a stringent fuel conditioning programme, especially if fuel is to be…

Read more…
Data Centre World 2017

Meet IPU at Data Centre World – 15-16 March 2017

Data Centre World is back and will once again feature its very own data centre. The full-scale exhibit showcases products and solutions in a real world scenario. It also allows you to get hands-on with the latest data centre equipment. IPU will be on the stand to explain the importance of fuel maintenance and how a Diesel Defence Fuel Polishing unit can help your data centre stay online.   What is the Live Green Data Centre? CloserStill Media have constructed the ultimate data…

Read more…
racor cross reference

Find the right Parker Racor product for your engine

IPU have launched a new Parker Racor product selector to make it simple to find the right filter for your engine. The product selector covers a wide range of OEMs, including: Atlas Copco Caterpillar DAF Iveco JCB MAN Scania Volvo Simply select your engine OEM and model and it will give you the correct filter. You can find the Parker Racor cross reference table and product selector here. IPU are official distributors for Parker Racor, a global leader in fuel, air, and oil filtration…

Read more…

IPU wins Innovation & Technology award

Held at the Midland Hotel, Manchester on 10th November, the AMPS Awards celebrated the best of the best in the UK diesel and gas engine power generation industry. IPU were awarded top prize for Innovation and Technology for our OilAlert Live package. This innovative approach to tackling oil contamination brings together exceptional British technology from Tan Delta (OilAlert sensor) and our own customised software E/LOG. The permittivity sensor used for OilAlert is 60 times more sensitive than…

Read more…
International Workboat Show

IPU to Exhibit at International Workboat Show | 30 Nov-2 Dec 2016

IPU are once again exhibiting at the largest marine industry trade event in North America, the International Workboat Show. The team from IPU UK and IPU USA will be in New Orleans to showcase our comprehensive range of spring, hydraulic and air start motors. IPU engine start systems provide independent or black-start capability for vessel emergency generators and on-board fire pumps. They are robust and reliable even in extreme temperatures, making them ideal for marine environments. Spring…

Read more…