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Slofke (Marine/Ocean) (OP)
18 Feb 10 4:17
Hi,

We are plagued by bacteria/bugs in our MDO.
Who has seen good results using  magnetfilters, and then, which brand/type?
We tried chemicals, but after a while they just came back.
Thanks in advance,

Slofke
orenda1168 (Chemical)
18 Feb 10 13:41
There are very effective biocides on the market for control of biofouling in hydrocarbon fuels, but require periodic dosing to accomodate replenshed fuel in storage. Have you done this?

Orenda

Slofke (Marine/Ocean) (OP)
18 Feb 10 19:34
Hi Orenda,

I tried this indeed, but as you say, one need to dose this periodically. I heard about these filters, and there is no need for periodic maintenance with these. That is wat appeals to me.
But then, if this is no go: What is the best biocide in the market nowadays?

Thanks,
orenda1168 (Chemical)
18 Feb 10 23:17
Although I've been away from this issue for a while, the most effective biocide I recall in use for this application was (is) Biobor. Sorry I can't give you a manufacturer....try a Google search.

Orenda

WillShi (Marine/Ocean)
11 Mar 10 8:16
I would suggest you maybe speak to one of the classification society fuel services, such as Lloyd's Register FOBAS for some fuel handling advice...they may be able to help you with your problems... Al

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