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Total Lubricants wins prestigious Health & Safety accolade

Total Lubricants’ revolutionary new metalworking fluid, FOLIA, has won the Health and Safety award at the inaugural Maintenance and Engineering Awards.

The ultimate guide to jet and aviation fuel

Jet fuel is relied on by airlines and passengers across the globe, but have you ever wanted to know more about this incredibly important form of energy? In this ultimate guide to jet and aviation fuel, we explore what jet and aviation fuel are, their differences, properties, the various types of jet fuel available, plus much more.

United Kingdom: Total Enters into a Fuel Network Agreement with Harvest Energy, a member of the Prax Group

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Is coolant the same as antifreeze?

Extreme temperatures can severely affect your car, so as the weather begins to drop it’s a great idea to get refreshed on how to care for your engine properly. To maintain a functioning cooling system, you will need to use coolant or antifreeze. However, it’s can be confusing what the terms coolant and antifreeze mean and how they differ from each other – especially as many people use the terms interchangeably. 

Low engine coolant level? Here’s how to top up your car’s coolant

You shouldn’t drive with a low level of engine coolant; it keeps your engine from overheating in hot weather and freezing up in sub-zero temperatures. But for it to keep safeguarding components and performance, there needs to be enough of it in the cooling system. 

Injectors, valves: be careful to avoid fouling the injection system

Fouling of the injection system can occur in fuel-powered engines, such as diesel engines, leading to increased fuel consumption and reduced engine life.

What is the role of fuel additives?

Premium fuels are characterised by their high content of performance additives. What are these additives and what are they used for?

What coolant and antifreeze should I use?

The choice of antifreeze and its ready-to-use, water-mixed form, engine coolant, differs between vehicles. If you’re looking to top-up or flush and re-fill your cooling system, this guide will help you find the correct coolants for your car. 

The ultimate guide to coolant and antifreeze

Antifreeze and coolant are key to the safe and effective operation of your vehicle, but have you ever wondered what these important fluids are, their types, how important they are to your engine and how to solve problems with them? Get all the answers in our ultimate guide to coolant and antifreeze.

Membrane roofing and six other unusual uses for bitumen

When modified with additives such as polymers, the complexity and behaviour of bitumen can be completely changed, opening the door to a whole host of other uses for this interesting material. In this article we break down some other more some other interesting uses for Bitumen.