Diesel fuel biodeterioration is not affected by the fuel’s sulfur content.
There is a broadly embraced misperception about the relationship between diesel fuel’s sulfur content and its toxicity to microorganisms. This misperception is driven by two logical flaws.
Logical argument #1:
There has been an increase in the number of microbially contaminated fuel systems since the use of ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) became mandatory.
Therefore, microbial contamination in low…READ MORE