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January 2014 Issue

Diesel Tank Vent Filters

Tests show H2Out vent filters help fight tank corrosion.

Through lab tests and years of field testing, we’ve found that silica-gel vent filters reduce tank corrosion and improve gasoline stability. But is the same true for diesel fuel and tanks? That’s what this test sought to find out. Testers put two silica-gel diesel tank vent filters through their paces: Pindell Engineering’s AVD2 (for tanks up to 60 gallons) and AVD3 (for tanks up to 200 gallons). The results were compared to setups with a free vent and those with a sealed tank.

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