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Quick guide: The 10 steps to carbon cleaning

By tgavin

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Our machines produce industry leading concentration levels of hydrogen gas. The greater the concentration, the more effective the engine clean will be. Through years and years of investment, employing the sharpest minds in the industry and constant evaluation and research and development competitive products do not get anywhere near the volumes of hydrogen production that do. Our carbon cleaning solutions are entirely chemical free, simply using distilled water – and a lot of science – to restore engines to their near factory condition.

  1. Via a process of electrolysis, we separate the primary molecules that make up distilled water (H20) – into two gases Hydrogen and Oxygen. 
  2. The gas mixture is ‘injected’ into the engine beyond the airflow meter to prevent any unintentional damage.
  3. The gaseous mixture arrives, via the air intake and the inlet valves, into the cylinders (no cleaning has  occurred at this point). 
  4. During the combustion cycles, the piston rises and compresses the mixture. Fuel is injected so that it is atomised at the top dead centre (TDC). 
  5. The compressed mixture of fuel, air, hydrogen and oxygen explodes (by self-ignition for diesel and  park plug firing for petrol engines). The temperature can reach 2,500 degrees Celsius with a pressure  of up to 60 or 80 bars at the TDC. 
  6. At this stage of the combustion cycle, the hydrogen and oxygen recombine at a higher  temperature and greater pressure, thus creating a natural solvent, which starts to dilute  the carbon deposits that have built up in the engine over time. It is our deep understanding in how to efficiently produce highly concentrated levels of hydrogen gas that results in a more effective carbon solvent being created. Manufacturers that fail to fully understand this process results in a number of ineffective carbon cleaning products available to the market.
  7. The re-combination of the hydrogen and oxygen at a higher temperature during and pressure during a cycle enables the Hy-Carbon carbon cleaning station to address and eliminate carbon deposits found in:  The cylinders; The piston rings; The pistons; The valve seats and exhaust valve stems; The fuel injector tips (direct injection); Combustion chamber; The glow plug heads 
  8. The gaseous mixture is expelled through the exhaust valve stems before entering the turbo. Some of the gas is diverted into the EGR. The mixture is re-injected via the intake  manifold. This allows the station to address and eliminate carbon deposits found in: The turbo; The EGR; The intake manifold; The intake valves 
  9. The diluted mixture arrives at the catalytic converter/DPF: For total cleaning of the DPFs! The DPF retains all this gaseous mixture loaded with impurities and carbon scale. It is necessary to proceed  with a natural recovery after all the de-scaling.
  10. Following carbon cleaning, a revving phase is needed to expel the  dislodged scaling. The latter occurs by performing several staged speed increases to guarantee optimal expulsion. We also actively recommend using an active carbon filter fitted to the tailpipe.