Winter Roads and fuel treatment for cold weather

Thriving This Winter: Treatment Methods to Better Treat Modern Fuel

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Sell Full Article in PDF Introduction Fuel refiners are constantly working to improve methods in order to optimize output and improve profitability. Even though changes in refining methods and new sources of crude stock can be economically advantageous, they routinely require new characterization for cold weather operation, i.e., more extensive lab testing and treatment response.   Weather-related failures could often …

Propane Safety Tips for Winter

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COLD WEATHER AND SNOW IS HERE! Hirschman Oil & Propane knows that as temperatures continue to fall, it is important to know how to be prepared for the season. Knowing how to deal with harsh winter conditions and beat that winter storm is the key to keeping your family safe and warm this winter. Propane safety should be at the …

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FEED THE PIG! for The Pink Fund

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The Pink Fund’s Mission The Pink Fund provides financial support to help meet basic needs, decrease stress levels and allow breast cancer patients in active treatment to focus on healing while improving survivorship outcomes. Our 90 – day grant program allows us to meet their critical expenses for housing, transportation, utilities and insurance. A breast cancer diagnosis can destroy the …

Propane Temperature Control

Propane Volume and Temperature Correction

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The liquid propane volume in any LP Gas container is directly related to its temperature. In fact, the volume of any liquid in any container is directly related to its temperature. Propane volume rises as temperature rises and falls as temperature falls. Being temperature dependent, propane becomes more dense as temperature falls and expands as temperature increases. This is extremely …

Winter Propane Tank Safety Precautions

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Snow! No matter if you enjoy it or not, it’s a fact of life for Michiganders. Snow can be dangerous for your propane tank if you don’t follow a few simple safety precautions. 1. Mark your tank with a brightly colored flag or other marker that can be seen after heavy snowfalls. If unmarked, your tank could be hit by …

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What happens to diesel in cold weather?

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The question of what happens to diesel fuel in winter is very hard to answer consistently. There are so many variables and so many different chemicals, crudes, and finished fuels it is hard to predict exactly. One common trend is that the aromatics in fuel are lower and ULSD (ultra-low-sulfur diesel) has a harder time holding wax and others items …


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