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CRC’s New GDI Valve Cleaner Receives Patent

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CRC’s New GDI Valve Cleaner Receives Patent

CRC Industries Inc. has received a patent for its CRC GDI IVD Intake Valve & Turbo Cleaner

The company says U.S. Patent No.10,267,227 fortifies the CRC intellectual patent portfolio.

The patented technology includes systems for the reduction or elimination of intake valve deposits in gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines and related methods, including the delivery device, conduit and actuator.

The company says CRC GDI IVD Intake Valve & Turbo Cleaner is a revolutionary aerosol Article that cleans GDI intake valves when applied through the engine's air intake or throttle body and delivered directly to the back of the valves.

As vehicle manufacturers began shifting to GDI technology, CRC says it was at the forefront in addressing the unique performance issues caused by carbon deposit buildup on GDI intake valves, such as hard starts, rough idle, poor acceleration, reduced fuel economy, excess emissions and power loss.

“We continually strive to innovate by developing new solutions to maintenance issues and addressing the needs of our customers both now and for the future. It’s critical to be forward-thinking and stay ahead of technological advances,” says Adam Selisker, global vice president of research and development for CRC.

“The number of vehicles with GDI engines in the U.S. is expected to exceed 80 million by 2021. Our proprietary technology provides a better service alternative to maintain GDI engines for both repair shops and vehicle owners, while also making the job manageable for the skilled DIYer.”

The company says prior to the invention of CRC GDI IVD Intake Valve & Turbo Cleaner, cleaning GDI intake valves was a costly, labor-intensive process, requiring engine disassembly to remove the valves for manual cleaning or walnut-shell blasting.

With the new CRC GDI valve cleaner, the service can be performed up to 75% faster than previous methods and without engine teardown, freeing up valuable bay time for shops and saving hundreds of dollars for consumers.

CRC has produced an instructional video on the CRC GDI IVD Intake Valve & Turbo Cleaner:

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About CRC Industries CRC Industries Inc. produces specialty chemicals for the do-it-yourselfer and maintenance professional, serving the automotive, industrial, electrical, marine, heavy truck, hardware and aviation markets.CRC trademarked brands include: CRC, SmartWasher, K&W, Sta-Lube, Marykate and Weld-Aid.

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