Diesel Exhaust Fluid’s Significant Impact on Emissions Reduction
2010’s introduction of Phase 1 of the EPA’s updated emission standards ushered in new regulations that require diesel powered trucks to reduce their impact on the environment. To operate lawfully and efficiently, the trucking industry has chosen to rely heavily on Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, which works in conjunction with a mixture of urea and deionized water called Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) to eliminate harmful chemicals in diesel vehicles’ exhaust.
This year’s DEF Forum in San Antonio shed some light on the large role DEF plays in the trucking industry’s compliance in emissions laws.
While using DEF easily reduces emissions and increases fuel economy, it’s important to remember that not just any Diesel Exhaust Fluid will suffice. Bad or outdated DEF can cause major damage to your vehicle resulting in downtime and costly repairs.
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