How Does a Diesel Turbocharger Work?

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A diesel turbocharger is a device used to increase the power and efficiency of a diesel engine. It compresses the intake air before entering the engine’s combustion chamber. This compressed air allows more fuel to be burned, resulting in increased power output. Additionally, turbocharging improves fuel efficiency by extracting more energy from the fuel-air mixture. […]

Benefits of Renting vs. Buying Construction Equipment

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(Click to Enlarge) To complete their construction projects, construction companies usually have the option to either rent or buy the necessary equipment. The decision to buy vs. rent construction equipment is important, as it will impact the project’s management, budget, and construction plans. The decision also depends on the complexity and scope of the project […]

Best Practices for Diesel Engine Maintenance

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Diesel engines are widely used in automobiles, generators, marine vessels, industrial machinery, and more. They are known for their durability, efficiency, and power. However, like any other type of engine, diesel engines require regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Implement these best practices for diesel fuel system maintenance to prevent breakdowns, reduce repair […]

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Diesel Engines 101

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Click to Expand Diesel engines are internal combustion engines that operate on the principle of compression ignition. Unlike gasoline engines, which rely on spark plugs for ignition, diesel engines use the heat generated by compressing air to ignite the fuel. They are known for their efficiency, durability, and high torque output, making them popular in […]

Diesel vs. Gas Engine: Life Expectancy, Emissions, Efficiency

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  When comparing diesel and gasoline engines, diesel engines are ultimately considered superior to gas engines in heavy-duty vehicles because of their improved fuel efficiency and longer life expectancy. They are often the preferred engine type for vehicles such as emergency vehicles, bulldozers, dump trucks, excavators, ships, semi-trucks, and trains. Diesel vs Gas: Understanding the […]

CDI continuing to support and attend ADS as our predessors did in the very beginning?

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  A Background of ADS and the ADS International Convention The Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) is the leading trade association of the international diesel industry. Its members are independent repair shops that specialize in diesel fuel injection, governor, drive-in, and turbocharger service, as well as original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and diesel mechanic training schools. […]

Give Your Security Team a Boost with Mobile Safety Products

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Over the course of June – National Safety Month – the National Safety Council raised awareness of the most common causes of injury and death in the workplace and helped companies develop effective strategies to ensure the safety and health of their workers. As a proud supporter of National Safety Month, we wanted to take […]

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Meeting Clean Fuel Challenges for Common Rail Fuel Systems in Current and Future EPA Engines

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At Central Diesel, Inc., we’re often asked why it can be difficult to maintain fuel systems and why it’s necessary to replace fuel filters so often. To answer these questions, it’s important to first look at all the facts and details when it comes to these types of systems. To start, Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel […]

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The Future of Engines & Fuel: A 2018 Outlook

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It is next to impossible to imagine the world in existence without the origin of early power sources. In fact, the early 19th century is noted for its “power gap” where a lot of stalled progress was made on the back of the invention of the engine. Over the last few decades, massive changes have swept […]

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