Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Propane, Kerosene Jet A, Jet A-1, JP-5 and JP-8, Biodiesel, Synfuels
Fox liquid/liquid eductors – with no moving parts. – have been used as a simple, safe and reliable way to pump, mix and blend explosive fuels and hydrocarbons. Using venturi eductors ( jet pumps) instead of pumps eliminates the expensive need for for X-proof motors, as well as eliminating seals, rotating shafts and spare parts. Fox’s line of off the shelf small mini-eductors in non-sparking metals like brass or stainless enable fuel lines to be purged and evacuated before maintenance. Larger eductors can vent and pump down pipelines, tanks, and vessels.
Since the 1970’s, Fox liquid eductors have been used in countless ways to safely suck up, blend, or evacuate Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel and other hydrocarbons. And new processes are creating biofuels and biodiesels that often need blending with performance-enhancing additives.
Aviation Fuel Additives
For over twenty years, Fox has supplied venturi injector syphons to two major airlines for the addition of proprietary performance additives into their jet fuel.
Injecting additives into aviation fuels is common – and can be accomplished with Fox venturi products. Some of these additives injected using Fox products include:
- Antioxidants to prevent gumming, usually based on alkylated phenols, e.g., AO-30, AO-31, or AO-37
- Antistatic agents, to dissipate static electricity and prevent sparking; Stadis 450, with dinonylnaphthylsulfonic acid
- Corrosion inhibitors, e.g., DCI-4A used for civilian and military fuels, and DCI-6A used for military fuels
- Fuel system icing inhibitor (FSII) agents, e.g., Di-EGME
- Biocides are to remediate microbial (i.e., bacterial and fungal) growth present in aircraft fuel systems
- Metal deactivator can be added to reduce the negative effects of trace metals on the thermal stability of the fuel