Why does my company need DEF?

At the beginning of 2010, the EPA instituted tighter emissions standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, requiring them to significantly reduce their engine emissions. In particular, the new regulations targeted nitrogen oxide (NOx) and particulate matter, both of which were produced in large quantities by diesel engines.

In response to these new requirements, truck manufacturers now incorporate Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems into their new diesel trucks. SCR systems work by injecting small amounts of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)—a 2:1 mixture of deionized water and urea—into the vehicle exhaust system, where it rapidly evaporates and combines with the NOx in truck exhaust fumes to form harmless nitrogen and water.

BlueDEF is the highest quality DEF currently on the market

Companies that use vehicles with SCR systems require access to first rate DEF in order to ensure the proper vehicle operation. If a truck runs out of DEF, or a low quality brand of DEF causes a truck’s SCR system to malfunction, the truck’s engine computer will reduce engine power until the situation is remedied.

Hunt & Sons is proud to offer Peak BlueDEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid to our customers, the highest quality, most effective brand of DEF on the market. Thanks to the decades-long working relationships that we have forged with our customers, we know firsthand what our customers need in order to ensure the continued smooth operation of their companies. This is why we insist on only selling BlueDEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid.

If you would like to learn more about why BlueDEF is the right choice for your company, you may speak with one of our service representatives by using our convenient contact form, or by calling us directly.