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UDRI's Dr. Zachary West examines a sample of jet fuel contaminated with diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), a urea-based solution designed to reduce polluting emissions from refueling trucks.

Fouled fuel

When multiple jet aircraft were forced to make emergency landings after engine failure, fuels researchers at UDRI quickly identified the problem.

Fouled fuel

UDRI's Dr. Zachary West examines a sample of jet fuel contaminated with diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), a urea-based solution designed to reduce polluting emissions from refueling trucks.

When multiple jet aircraft were forced to make emergency landings after engine failure, fuels researchers at UDRI quickly identified the problem.

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