SEMINAR: The Microbiology of Distillate Fuels and the use of Performance Additives

ECHA Microbiology is organizing a paid seminar on The Microbiology of Distillate Fuels and the use of Performance Additives, presented by industry experts in the field ON 15 & 16 JUNE 2021.
At a time, when most airport locations have a significant drop in throughput, the need to understand, monitor, and test for microbiological growth in your storage facility and vessels may be more important than ever.
If you are keen to join the seminar, please REGISTER HERE, or if you would like to find out more about the ECHA MicrobMonitor®2 test kits ( ), please …

Carter Recommission Recommendations

As Intoplane fueling operations begin reviewing re-commissioning processes for mobile and fixed aviation fueling equipment, it is important to ensure all critical fueling components are inspected and tested before being reintroduced back into fueling operations. These simple yet effective tips for inspecting your Eaton Carter Ground Fueling components can be used to ensure safe operating conditions before being used planeside. Contact us if you require rebuild kits.

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Carter Recommission Recommendations

Transition Plan for Monitor Filter Replacement & WIF Sensor

With the recent clarification in JIG Technical Newsletter 9 (24 Feb 2021), it is clear that operators are now able to include new filter technologies yet to be included in the JIG standards, such as the Parker Velcon CDFX water barrier filter, as part of their Transition Plan which JIG members are encouraged to develop by the end of March 2021. Monitors can still be used up to 31 July 2023 so this will allow operators to fully evaluate the effectiveness of the CDFX for themselves. An excerpt from JIG TN9 is shown below: 

The Parker Velcon CDFX water barrier …

JIG Technical Newsletter 9 – Filtration Field Trials Update

This update includes the latest information from the Joint Industry Filtration Field Trials as well as the status of new technologies intended to support the replacement of FM in aviation fuelling operations.

This includes an update on the Parker Velcon CDFX water barrier filter field trials and notably it also mentions that “To date the technology has operated reliably to remove water and particulate with no downstream sensor alarms or warnings”.

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Parker Velcon CDFX Water Barrier Filter is now available!

Please see attached announcement and datasheet regarding the Parker Velcon CDFX Water Barrier Filter which is designed to be a drop-in replacement for the 2″ monitors.

Parker Velcon CDFX elements are 100% qualified to EI 1588 1st Edition and can be installed at fueling locations not required to meet A4A or JIG operating standards; including General/Business/ Private Aviation as well as Military Aviation.

For commercial applications, the CDFX is currently undergoing JIPL field trials and it is highly expected to become a part of the operating manuals for both A4A and JIG in 2021.

If you wish to order some …

Filter Monitors Withdrawn From JIG only from 1 July 2023, A4A phase-out to be determined.

JIG has announced in Bulletin No. 132 that Filter Monitors will be withdrawn from the JIG Standards with effect from 1st July 2023. This will allow sufficient time for drop-in replacements such as Parker Velcon’s CDFX Water Barrier Filter to complete its field trials which are expected to be completed before the end of 2021. The availability of the CDFX filter elements is expected to be made available shortly thereafter, well before the date 2023 dateline.

The CDFX Water Barrier Filter is a true drop-in Filter Monitor replacement that will remove both particulates and water, blocks water slugs and does …

Haneflex Obtains ISO 45001:2018 & Bizsafe Star

Haneflex is happy to announce that we have successfully transited to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007. We have also concurrently renewed our Bizsafe Star certification for another 3 years.


Our commitment to Health & Safety remains a top priority, and in addition to being ISO 9001: 2015 certified, you can be ensured that our quality, health & safety systems are in place to provide you with the best possible service while giving you a peace of mind.



[CLARIFIER] CDFX Update – Field Trials and DDF Project Status

Please find attached below the latest Clarifier newsletter from Parker Velcon. I believe there has been a lot of interest in the development of Filter Monitor replacements, so this newsletter will answer some of your questions. Here are some highlights from the newsletter:
  1. Preliminary Field Trials of Parker Velcon’s CDFX water barrier filter have commenced.
  2. The CDFX is currently the only alternative technology capable of removing both dirt and water.
  3. Parker Velcon will continue to supply CDF monitors to its customers in line with industry guidelines.
  4. Parker Velcon has stopped developing its own DDF as its own tests have shown