|[August 26, 2014]
Intertek Fuel Quality Testing Helps Protect Vital Standby Power Generators
HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
Intertek (News - Alert), a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide,
provides stored fuel quality testing to institutions, hospitals,
offices, schools, companies, government agencies, data centers, and
other clients who depend upon emergency back-up power from on-site fuel
Quality control testing of stored fuels used for mission-critical
back-up power generators is provided by Intertek fuel labs. The fuel is
evaluated for quality and potential degradation to help ensure the fuel
is ready for use as needed, when needed.
With Hurricane season underway in the USA and the ongoing potential for
major storms, tornadoes, lightning, blackouts, brownouts, and other
disruptive events, checking stored fuel reliability is an important part
of any back-up power generation maintenance program.
Intertek standby generator fuel testing is available for a range of
liquid and gaseous fuels, including diesel, fuel oil, boiler fuel,
biofuel, blended fuel, natural gas, LPG, and many other fuel types.
Stored fuel sampling and testing is recommended to help ensure proper
back-up generator readiness and reliability.
Power grids fail for a many reasons, including wind, rain, floods,
accidents, power surges, infrastructure failure, and solar flares.
Ensuring standby power generators are ready to work when needed is
important for continued operations, safety, and reliability. Stored fuel
used for back-up power generation can degrade over time, making it
prudent to have the fuel tested for reliability and quality on a regular
Standby generator fuel quality and stability testing includes physical,
chemical, and biological properties analysis, including haze, water
content, microbes, sediment, contamination, corrosivity, and other
quality control tests conforming to ASTM and other accepted industry
standards for measuring fuel quality and readiness-for-use.
Learn more about fuel reliability testing for back-up power generators:
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries
worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory,
quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its
customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products,
assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and
offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek
supports companies' success in the global marketplace, by helping
customers to meet end users' expectations for safety, sustainability,
performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market
worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com
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