Biofuels such as E85 and biodiesel
corrosive effects on certain rubber components like those found in a vehicle's fuel system. Goodyear Engineered
Products has developed a hose that is resistant to the degrading effect. The fuel line, such as Goodyear Flexsteel,
Ambassador, and BC Gasoline Marina, is currently available and was displayed at the recent Association for Hose and
Accessories Distribution convention. Sounds like a killer party, eh? Still, such a product gives even more mainstream
backing to an alternative fuel
looking for its big break.
Another biofuel-compatible line for refineries and
tanker trucks is also available.
[Source: Goodyear via PR Newswire via Yahoo!]