LCT Compliance with California Proposition 65

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Liquid Combustion Technology, LLC (LCT) will comply with the revised state regulation Proposition 65 (the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986) in California by the regulatory compliance date of August 30, 2018.

California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is a CA state regulation that requires businesses to provide clear and reasonable warnings on products sold to consumers in California about risks of significant exposures to chemicals that may cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. In compliance with the terms of this revised regulation, LCT will be including a warning label, hang tag shipped with all engines installed on OEM products sold in the state of California. Below is a sample of the hang tag and content which reads as follows:

“WARNING This product can expose you to chemicals including gasoline engine exhaust, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and carbon monoxide, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to”

Proposition 65 Warning-Hang-Tag

Additional details on Proposition 65 can be found on the California state website:

Liquid Combustion Technology (LCT) is a US owned, managed and operated company that manufactures air-cooled four-cycle gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment markets with a well-established track record of delivering quality and engineering excellence with millions of engines sold to world class OEM’s and retailers in North America and globally.  LCT Operations Management, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Assurance, Production Control, Warranty / Technical Services, Logistics and other Administrative functions are solely based in South Carolina, USA. Additional global operations and regional offices are located in Shanghai, China and St Ives, Australia. Customer Service Representatives can be reached in the USA during normal business hours: M-F 8AM-4PM EST.

Liquid Combustion Technology, LLC – Corporate Office
100 Roe Road
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 USA
Telephone: + 877-274-2214
FAX: + 864-834-4393

Introducing Electronic Fuel Injection for Snow Throwers

Electronic Fuel Injection for Snow Throwers

LCT has produced the first residential Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) engines for snow thrower applications. In an effort to reduce the number of customer touch points, LCT has developed EFI engines that eliminate the need for fuel shutoff valves, primers, and chokes. This takes the guess work out of starting – compared to conventional carbureted engines. By simply turning the key and pulling the recoil or using the electric starter, the engine will start in all weather conditions. The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) adjusts fuel delivery to compensate for temperature and altitude as needed.
With the addition of an electronic governor, engine performance is enhanced by maintaining the engine set speed, regardless of the load, reducing noise and vibration. A typical mechanical governor controlled engine needs to run 300-400 RPM’s higher to compensate for speed reduction or droop when a load is applied.
Maintenance is reduced since our Electronic Fuel Injection engines do not have a carburetor. Carburetors retain fuel that stagnates and can clog fuel passages, which can affect run quality and startablity. In the event it needs servicing, EFI system troubleshooting is simplified by the ECU flashing error codes that quickly diagnose the issue and repairs can be completed using common tools.

Moving Snow

2015 Ariens Deluxe 28 SHO – Picture Review

This review covers the new Dealer ONLY Ariens Deluxe 28 SHO Model 921044.

I am going to write this review a little differently than others. This review is all pictures with an explanation under each one. Let me know in the comments at the end how you like this format!

Who is this snow blower for? Anyone with a 2 to 3 car wide driveway up to 300 feet long. This snow blower will handle gravel and turf. It will clear wet snow, hard packed snow, end of driveway snow and the snow you got last year in Boston. I only NEED a 24 inch snow blower but if I went out to buy a snow blower tomorrow this would be a great choice. The snow blower will handle 95% of the snows we get in the U. S. and I don’t have a problem recommend it for anyone who gets up to 180 inches of snow a year.  It’s not quite as fast at clearing deep snow as the Ariens Platinum 30 SHO but it has plenty of power to still get the job done no matter where you live.



Liquid Combustion Technology Donates Generators to Japan Relief

PR Newswire - United Business Media

TRAVELERS REST, S.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Liquid Combustion Technology, LLC, (LCT) is contributing 100 power generators vital to Japanese relief efforts to help officials and northern Japan citizens begin the recovery journey from multiple catastrophes.

The LCT donation, made on behalf of the Company, its employees and its customers, represents more than $120,000 worth of generators. The generators are built on LCT’s own high-quality engine platforms that can provide more than 1,000 hours of usage, compared to 250 hours from other engine manufacturers.

The generators, specifically designed for use in Japan, can be used by officials for relief activities such as medical services and food preparation or by homeowners for appliance, food or rebuilding activities. LCT also has started an industry-wide campaign to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) who create equipment that generates power and has appealed to them to contribute to the needs of the Japanese people.