Learn More About DPF During Rypos Engineering Lunch and Learns

Posted by Rypos on Dec 4, 2020 6:00:00 AM


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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Technology, Power Generation, CARB, Facilites

Join Rypos at the New England Healthcare Engineer's Society (NEHES) Spring Seminar

Posted by Rypos on Mar 11, 2020 2:00:00 PM
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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Facilites, Healthcare

Rypos' HDPF/C™ Hybrid Diesel Particulate Filters Receive CARB Level 3 Verification for Stationary Emergency Standby Generators

Posted by Rypos on Oct 14, 2019 1:00:00 PM

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved an update to the RyposHDPF/C™ stationary verification engine family list to include newer engines.

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, CARB, Stationary

Reliability Considerations when Selecting DPF for your Power Generation

Posted by Greg Korst on Jul 21, 2019 5:14:00 PM


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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Technology, Reliability, Emergency Generator, Power Generation

Air Pollution Is Slowly Killing Us All, New Global Study Claims

Posted by Rypos on May 22, 2019 4:00:00 PM

It wasn’t that long ago that most of us had never heard of fine particulate matter, or FPM. It’s a term that first appeared in news reports surrounding the Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal.

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, World Health Organization, Emissions, Pollution

EPA Fines Two Major Fleets Over California Emissions Violations

Posted by Rypos on Nov 11, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Two of the nation’s largest fleets – Schneider (No. 8 on the CCJ Top 250) and Old Dominion Freight Line (No. 10) – have each settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to pay a combined $225,000 in penalties for violations of California Air Resources Board regulations.

According to EPA, the companies “failed to install particulate filters on some of their heavy-duty diesel trucks and failed to verify that trucks they hired for use in California complied with the state rule.” In addition to paying the fines, the companies will spend a combined $575,000 on air filtration systems at schools in the Los Angeles area.

California regulations require diesel trucks to meet 2010 engine emissions levels or use DPF systems to reduce emissions by 85 percent or more.

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Transportation, Regulation

EPA Enforces Calif. Emissions Regs, Carrier Hit With $400k in Fines Over DPF Violations

Posted by Rypos on Oct 21, 2018 11:22:00 AM

A Virginia trucking company will pay $100,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency and an additional $290,000 to California in the first federal enforcement of the state’s Truck and Bus Regulation.

The EPA has fined Estes Express Lines $100,000 for lacking diesel particulate filters on 73 trucks operating in California. That represents 15 percent of the fleet Estes operates there, but the national carrier now only uses new trucks in the state.

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Transportation, Regulation

Top 5 Reasons to Install a DPF on Your TRU if You Travel in California

Posted by Peter Bransfield on Aug 23, 2018 7:37:52 PM
  1. CARB has more than 50 regulatory programs impacting stationary and mobile sources. Enforcement is critical for public health benefits. Trucks and trailers with transport refrigeration units that are 7 or more years old are required by CARB to install a diesel particulate filter under Title 13, CCR, section 2477
  2. You can avoid paying a substantial fine if inspectors stop your vehicle and issue a citation. Violation of the mandate can result in fines of $5000 to $10000 per violation per day.
  3. Diesel particulate filters reduce harmful emissions of particulate matter, a known carcinogen linked to bladder and respiratory disease.
  4. Incremental improvements to air quality can be attributed to implementation of diesel particulate filters. California has seen significant decrease in air pollution due in large part to CARB standards.
  5. Emission reduction is required by law. When ALL companies comply with regulations, ALL companies share in the responsibility and cost of doing business in California.

Rypos offers active diesel particulate filters for most TRUs. Contact us for more information. Visit our web site: http://www.rypos.com/

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Diesel particulate filters: Taxation and credits

Posted by Rypos on Jul 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM

In 2007, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented new vehicle-emission standards for diesel-powered vehicles, mandating, among other things, the adoption of specific procedures for exhaust regeneration. To meet these standards, diesel-powered vehicles are now equipped with DPFs. DPFs can cost $5,000 to $15,000. 

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Transportation, Taxation

Mission Critical Emergency Power best served using Active DPF technology.

Posted by Peter Bransfield on May 2, 2018 2:39:26 PM

The main reason mission critical emergency back up power consumers select active diesel particulate filter technology is reliability.

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Mission Critical Power, Emergency Generator, Rypos