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Marine Diesel Fuel System Tank - Contamination & Corrosion Cause & Effect - Detailed Explanation

Updated: Jan 31

July 30, 2022

Diesel fuel tank system contamination is a BIG PROBLEM; however, very few people understand it because the unintuitive cause is complicated and its effects are mostly hidden from sight in the tanks. "Out of sight, out of mind", right? Or at least until there is a problem and then all hands on deck.

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Why Are We Writing this Blog and Making These Videos?

Our 2015 Leopard 44 catamaran has been profoundly effected by both disruptive and expensive damage caused by microbially induced corrosion (MIC) which has been and we hope that with the knowledge presented in this and future videos that you will help you both diagnose and fix the any issues caused by MIC and most importantly keep it from ever happening.

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