HiTEC® 4103

HiTEC® 4103

Cetane Improver
Current region availability Asia Pacific Latin America North America
To inquire about availability in other regions or to find out more contact your Afton Representative.

Key Performance Benefits

provides customer benefits in terms of:

  • Optimizes refinery profitability
  • Increases the proportion of the crude barrel available for use in the diesel pool
  • Improves the ignition quality to give reduced noise, reduced emissions, better cold startability and improved fuel economy
  • May be combined with additive packages to upgrade regular diesel to premium quality


HiTEC® 4103 is a cost effective cetane improver additive used to raise the cetane number of both petrodiesel and biodiesel fuels. It lowers exhaust emissions, especially NOx, from diesel engines. allows a refinery to increase it’s profitability by upgrading, for example, FCC light cycle oils from cutter stock to diesel fuel valves.

HiTEC® 4103 Recommended Dosage

The recommended dosage  will depend on the cetane number and sulfur content of the base fuel and the cetane number desired for the finished fuel. Typical treat rates are from 500 – 5000 ppm. Please contact your Afton Chemical representative for specific recommendations.

HiTEC® 4103 Handling Information

Max Handling Temp: 70°C
Shelf Life:  120 months