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AdBlue Update – November 2016

3rd November 2016 All News and Offers
CleanAir Adblue Container

CleanAirBlue® is manufactured and distributed by the Banner Group, a British company established in 1860, and today one of the UK’s most respected names in chemical distribution.

Banner Chemicals UK, formed back in 1860, has its Head Office in Runcorn and operates three owned depots in Middlesbrough, Liverpool and Leicester.

Banner Chemicals offer the expertise of UK-based manufacturing and provide a first class product.

AdBlue® quality.

To prevent contamination, it is essential that foreign materials do not come into contact with the solution.

Using contaminated AdBlue® can damage the SCR system and catalyst.

The AdBlue® trademark is currently owned by the German Association of the Automobile Industry (VDA), who ensure quality standards are maintained in accordance with ISO 22241 specifications.

Ensure that you only buy AdBlue® from a manufacturer with the registered trademark (®) on the product label and one who is registered with VDA.

Using CleanAirBlue® AdBlue® guarantees the correct specification required for use with your vehicle or engine.

How much AdBlue® will I use?

Average consumption of AdBlue® in a Euro 6 engine is approximately 4 to 6% of diesel use, so 4 to 6 litres of AdBlue® per 100 litres of fuel burnt.

How should I store AdBlue®?

AdBlue® has a shelf life of a minimum of 1 year if stored in a cool and dry location and away from direct sunlight.

The ambient temperature affects shelf life.

AdBlue® Characteristics

  • Clear and odourless liquid classified as non-toxic and safe to handle
  • SG (specific gravity) is 1.09 typical
  • Recommended shelf life is 12 months
  • Freezing point – 11 °C
  • Hydrolysis starts at 30 °C
  • Crystallisation upon drying can cause corrosion and spillages should be cleaned using water
  • Corrosive to iron, copper, bronze and some aluminium alloys
  • Spill Free systems are available and should ALWAYS be used to minimise risk

Barton Petroleum is a supplier of CleanAir Adblue. We supply small or large quantities, from 10 litre cans to 36,000 litre bulk orders. For more information please please read our AdBlue page.