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TAG: fuel blends

SafetyWatch: Be aware of fuel types

July 10, 2017By

Every experienced landscaper will tell you a story of the wrong fuel being used in a piece of equipment. There are two possible outcomes—both bad: It’s time-consuming to drain the improper fuel and start again, or the equipment is badly damaged because it has run on the wrong fuel. Either way, it’s an expensive hassle. There are four types of... read more

OPEI: Gasoline containing more than E10 can be harmful to small engine products

November 30, 2016By

Gasoline containing more than 10 percent ethanol (E10) can be harmful to outdoor power equipment and other small engine products, like lawn mowers, snow throwers, trimmers and more, according to  The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). “Using fuel with more than 10 percent ethanol in any gasoline-powered outdoor power equipment can void manufacturer’s warranties and damage the engine,” said Kris Kiser, president and... read more