Husky Corp. introduced a DEF polymer nozzle for truck stop operators, fleet service facilities and vehicle service centers to dispense Diesel Exhaust Fluid.

The breakthrough addresses a need for the growing number of diesel powered vehicles required to use DEF. The Environmental Protection Agency mandates DEF for many diesel-powered over-the-road trucks, fleet vehicles, medium and heavy duty on-highway vehicles, light duty passenger vehicles or off-highway construction, agriculture equipment, and marine equipment.

The urea-based fluid is added to diesel exhaust to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions which EPA said contributes to smog, asthma, respiratory disease, and heart disease.

Husky’s Polymer DEF nozzle provides a solution for dispensing DEF into vehicles. Weighing just over 1.5 pounds, the nozzle features a durable Acetal body and stainless steel spout.  It surpasses laboratory tests for impact resistance and seal pressure. 

The Polymer DEF nozzle has many safety features found in Husky Corporation’s conventional models including an Automatic Shut-off system, a Flo-Stop device that stops flow when the spout is above horizontal, and Husky’s patented Stream Shaper that prevents fluid splash-back. Plus the Husky Polymer DEF nozzle will also meet UL guidelines mandating that the valve opens against the flow.