Fuel Management 101
- Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 13:56
By Ron Hadaway
Improvements to Tier 4 engines have helped burn cleaner fuel and reduce air emissions in articulated dump trucks, excavators and wheel loaders, to name a few types of heavy equipment. To help meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fuel requirement standards for all off-road diesel engines in the United States, Tier 4-compliant engines – designed with high-pressure common rail (HPCR) systems and sophisticated fuel injectors – use ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel.