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Advanced Fuel Services (AFS) is a division of Frost Oil that offers a complete line of services designed to ensure the quality and integrity of your fuel.  Utilizing trained technicians and state of the art technology, AFS can diagnose, treat and solve a wide range of problems that are a threat to today’s motor fuels. 

 

AFS is one of the few companies in our marketing area that offers fuel polishing, which is the technical cleaning process used to filter and remove contaminants from stored fuel.  In addition, we recommend and implement programs designed to prevent future problems through the use of fuel analysis, tank cleaning and additive programs.

 
 

 

How Clean are My Fuel Storage Tanks?

How Clean are My Fuel Storage Tanks?

How often are you replacing your filters?

What is your tank maintenance costing you?

How do I know if I have a problem?

  • Visibly dark or black fuel
  • Signs of floating debris in the fuel
  • Fuel filters covered with black and/or slime
  • Unusually short fuel filter life
  • Sludge in the tank
  • Water in the tanks
  • Rust and corrosion
  • Smoke from engine exhaust
  • Filter plugging
  • Low MPG
Tank cleaning

Tank Evaluation Process:

  1. Your Frost Oil representative will gather a sample from the bottom of your tank.
  2. Samples will be tested and evaluated and may take up to 72 hours for results.
  3. The results will be communicated and course of action determined.
No matter the size of the problem, we have a solution. Your Frost Oil representative will advise the best course of action. For issues that cannot be corrected through chemical treatment, Advanced Fuel Services has a customized fuel polishing unit as your remedy.


For quality issues contact:
Tank evaluation
Tank evaluation

Tank Evaluation Process:

  1. Your Frost Oil representative will gather a sample from the bottom of your tank.
  2. Samples will be tested and evaluated and may take up to 72 hours for results.
  3. The results will be communicated and course of action determined.
No matter the size of the problem, we have a solution. Your Frost Oil representative will advise the best course of action. For issues that cannot be corrected through chemical treatment, Advanced Fuel Services has a customized fuel polishing unit as your remedy.
For quality issues contact:

Our Fuel Polishing Process

Phase 1: Prefilter


Prefilter

Phase 2: Magnetic field


Magnetic Field

Phase 3: Main Filter


Main Filter

Phase 4: Coalescer


Coalescer

Water

Water
Water is the most damaging contaminant found in fuel and is the primary catalyst to additional fuel breakdown. All tanks will have water at one time or another. Free water gathers at the bottom of the tank usually as a result of condensation on the interior walls. It is not uncommon to find one or two inches of water in a fuel storage tank. Water in a fuel system can lead to bacteria, fungi and mold growth. Free, emulsified and dissolved water can be removed with our Fuel Polishing Unit.
Fuel contaminated by microbial activity is enough for an engine manufacturer to deny warranty of the fuel system. Microbial growth cannot exist without water and condensate on exposed surfaces. Microbes attack the fuel and additive directly. They also cause secondary problems, including sludge formation, fouling and corrosion. Left unchecked, bacterial grow can form layers of biomass in a tank that can cause total shutdown.

Bacteria

Bacteria

Bacteria

Bacteria
Fuel contaminated by microbial activity is enough for an engine manufacturer to deny warranty of the fuel system. Microbial growth cannot exist without water and condensate on exposed surfaces. Microbes attack the fuel and additive directly. They also cause secondary problems, including sludge formation, fouling and corrosion. Left unchecked, bacterial grow can form layers of biomass in a tank that can cause total shutdown.

Particulate

Particulate
Particulates in a fuel injector system at 60,000 PSI can act just like a sandblaster to injector components. Particulates are solids such as dirt, dust, rust, ferrous metals and residue left from microbial activity. Modern engines require a cleaner fuel and fuel flows at higher pressure than ever before. Under high pressure, particulates can cause direct abrasive wear in fuel system components. Damage that is caused by hard particulates is considered inadequate fuel quality and not a “factory defect”.

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