Kerosene Lubricity Additive

The ‘lubricity’ (inherent lubricating property) of domestic kerosene can vary widely from batch to batch.  If a fuel has a low lubricity, this can cause serious problems to boiler fuel feed pumps leading to premature wear and failure.  At least two pump manufacturer now advocates the use of a suitable lubricity additive and one specifically recommends the exocet product.