Prepare your business’s marketing strategy to compete with large DPF cleaning companies who endorse only one type of cleaning as being effective. Perhaps your company offers multiple types of cleaning or maybe you only have the original bake and blow equipment. Hear from three industry experts as to the approach they follow when marketing their companies and also hear the opinions of a leading DPF manufacturer’s sales manager who has visited many cleaning facilities across North America. This panel will share insights on the DPF cleaning market and help our members better understand what it will take to succeed against the competition.
How can you get verifiable DPF cleanings regardless of the brand of machine you’re using? During this session led by DES Engineering & UL Shop Manager Russ Tuckerman, you’ll learn the best steps to have a repeatable DPF cleaning program no matter what type of brand of cleaning equipment you have.
The discussion continues in Part 2 of Aftertreatment 101 where you will learn more about engine maintenance in relationship DPF maintenance and failures. Why is it important to be proactive? Attendees will also dive into cleaning machines types and why there is no one size fits all.
How do aftertreatment systems work? In Part 1 of "Aftertreatment 101," this class led by Diesel Emissions Service Lead Trainer Steven "Jr" Stratton will cover the entire aftertreatment system, including the reason why it exists and what needs to be done for maintenance to keep it working correctly.
There is a lot of misinformation being spread about cleaning diesel particulate filters (DPFs).
California's Governor Gavin Newsom has now signed an executive order that directs the state to require all new cars & passenger trucks sold in CA be zero-emission vehicles by 2035.
“What we love about our type of business is that we have seen years of neglect of the world," said James Drespling, owner of Jim D's DPF Cleaning Service. "It is about time that we started taking an interest in preserving the environment."
Properly servicing and cleaning diesel emissions systems is a responsibility that should be embraced. You are making a difference for all of us that want clean air to breathe.
There are different ways to clean DPFs. Most are good; some not so good. The Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations has recognized a need to establish recommended practices for filter cleaning. Co-chairs of the study group at TMC are Bruce Balfour of Clean Diesel Specialists (CDS) and Wayne Juchno, NARSA Executive Director. Their report presents a look at the early drafts of the Recommended Practice for Diesel Particulate Filters.
DPFs are unique in that they require regular service, are prone to failure, and are expensive to replace. This situation creates a unique opportunity for service shops to add value to their customers by offering solutions for managing their aftertreatment systems. DPF cleaning is the center point of the service event, and it creates additional opportunities in the areas of diagnostics, repairs, replacement part and component sales, and end of life recycling.