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Encyclopedia of Marine Technology


A milling machine equipped with concentric gears with conical surfaces that grind heavy fuel oil as it is pumped through the treatment system. Homogenisers are used to disperse any sludge and water remaining in the fuel after centrifuging.

Homogenisers installed before the centrifuge reduce the efficiency of the centrifuge and, thus, the cleanliness of the fuel delivered to the engine.

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