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Cool News You Can Use: Nitrited Versus Nitrite-Free

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Nitrite is a corrosion inhibitor present in heavy-duty antifreeze, primarily used for the prevention of cavitation wet sleeve liner pitting. Cavitation is a type of corrosion that occurs in heavy-duty engines when bubbles continuously form and burst on the "wet" side of a wet sleeve liner. Without proper inhibitors, typically nitrite and/or molybdate, to form a protective barrier, wet sleeve liners in heavy-duty applications are unprotected and can develop catastrophic damage!    
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Cool News You Can Use: The Importance of High-Quality Water

Monday, July 1, 2019

Using good quality water in your vehicle's cooling system is essential for the antifreeze/coolant to be able to do its job: transfer heat and prevent corrosion. While it may be easier in the short term, using poor quality water will cost you time and money in the long term, as it can cause multiple issues within the system including scale buildup, inhibitor "drop-out," and corrosion.
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The Cincinnati Enquirer Names KOST® USA a Winner of the Cincinnati Top Workplaces 2019 Award

Friday, June 7, 2019

Cincinnati, OH June 7, 2019– KOST USA, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Cincinnati Enquirer.  The award is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC.
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KOST USA Announces Its Partnership with the Osborne Logistics Group®

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Cincinnati, OH May 2, 2019– KOST USA, Inc. has partnered with The Osborne Logistics Group for their warehousing and transportation needs.
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Cool News You Can Use: Light Duty Vs. Heavy Duty Antifreeze

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

A question that come sup frequently is what’s the difference between light and heavy duty antifreeze? KOST USA is here to help answer that. question.
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Did You Know This About Your Car’s Coolant Reservoir?

Friday, April 5, 2019

The coolant and radiator systems in most SUV’s, trucks, and cars in America are quite simplistic in their function and design.
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What to Do If Your Vehicle Freezes This Winter?

Thursday, January 31, 2019

A more serious fault that you may experience during the winter season is a frozen car engine. An anti-freeze/coolant is of essence as it prevents the engine from freezing in the cold.
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Cool News You Can Use: Potential Pitfalls of 2-EH

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Organic Acid Technology is the state-of-the-art technology used as factory fill in most original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including light and heavy duty makes. This technology may cost more for the initial fill, but maintenance costs are dramatically reduced. Also, this technology is best for protecting the aluminum of modern engines. OAT technology uses organic acid inhibitors such as sebacic acid, benzoic acid, and 2-ethyl hexanoic acid (2-EH)to protect metals in the cooling system from corrosion.
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Why Diesel Exhaust Fluids Are Great

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Diesel exhaust fluid or DEF is a product capable of saving our health, the environment and our valuable dollars.
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Cool News You Can Use: Winterizing Your Assets

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Learn why winterization of outdoor equipment is essential, as failure to winterize can cause expensive damage.
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