Resources

How to Troubleshoot KUS Boat Gauges

All boat owners have been there. Something stops working and you tear apart your deck trying to figure out which gauge or instrument is the source of the problem. We will guide you on how to test your liquid level sending unit and fuel gauge so that you can isolate the problem and quickly order a new part.

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An Introduction to a SCR System

(SCR) stands for Selective Catalytic Reduction system and its main function is to significantly reduce harmful emissions produced by Diesel fuel powered vehicles. It does so by selecting or targeting certain molecules present after Diesel combustion and converting or processing them for the most part into less harmful by products such as Hydrogen and Water. The elements that are targeted include Particulate Matter (PM), Hydrocarbons (HC) and Nitric Oxide (NOx) present at different stages of the engine cycle. Nowadays, it is mandatory that virtually all Diesel-powered vehicles and applications are equipped with an SCR system to meet government emissions requirements.

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Component Supplier

When you work with partners to manufacture and supply engine components for commercial vehicles or other applications, you probably have your list of those you use frequently, perhaps some of them your company has worked with for years. However, making a choice based on “the way it’s always been done” is not usually the best for business.

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6 Tips for Explaining Instrumentation Issues to Customers

Boat owners are the lifeblood of your business. Not only do you strive to carry the products they want and need, you need the ability to communicate with them effectively. You should be able to help them assess any problems with their boat, find a solution, and understand the value of the products and services you offer. Here, we’ll provide six tips to help you communicate with them, particularly where instrumentation issues are concerned.

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The Engineer’s Guide to Global On-road Emission Regulations

An understanding of emission regulations underlies any work that contributes to the manufacture of commercial and industrial vehicles. International standards call for highly effective exhaust after-treatment systems in order to mitigate impacts on air, water, and human health. These regulations are incredibly detailed, complex, and vary by country. Here, we take a look into the broad overview of global emission regulations.

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4 Factors That Influence Instrumentation Pricing

When you regularly order vehicle instruments and gauges, you probably weigh a lot of factors in your decisions, with price ranking high among them. The cost of individual components can work its way along the manufacturing chain to eventually affect pricing and profits on final products. 

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Troubleshooting Your Boat’s Fuel Level Sender

When you’re out on the water, you want to relax and assume that all of the gauges and components on your boat are working smoothly. However, if you feel like your boat’s fuel gauge is giving inaccurate readings, or worse — you run out of fuel unexpectedly, you might have a problem with your fuel level sender. A marine fuel level sender and fuel gauge work as a unit, but for purposes of this article, we’ll focus on the level sender, helping you diagnose it and replace it if needed, so you can get back to boating.

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A Quick Guide to NMEA 2000

NMEA 2000 is a plug-and-play communications standard used for connecting marine instrumentation within vessels. The plug-and-play interface allows devices made by different manufacturers to communicate with each other within the same network without causing interference between devices.

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KUS COVID-19 Situation Update

As the COVID-19 situation develops, we want to keep you updated on the situation at KUS USA and how it may affect your business as cities, counties, and states are ordering non-essential businesses to close.

KUS is considered an essential business by the Department of Homeland Security. We supply parts and components to many companies that are essential to support the critical infrastructure.

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Come stop by our booth at METSTRADE 2019

KUS will be exhibiting at the METSTRADE Marine Equipment Trade show at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands from November 19th - November 21st, 2019 at booth 12.429.

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