Sea Foam was initially developed for the outboard motor and marine market back in the 1930s. The inventor, Fred Fandrei, owned an outboard motor and it seemed as though every time he went fishing he would have engine trouble. The problems always stemmed from the gas and oil mixture, which became gummy and formed varnish between uses.
The thought of spending more time fishing than working on the motor prompted Fred, who was a District Manager for the Sinclair Refining Company at that time and had a good knowledge of fuel, to invent a product that would stop the gas/oil mixture from becoming stale. He worked with quite a few formulas before he finally found one that gave him the right results. His first test market was at Lake Freeman, in Indiana, near where he lived. When he went fishing, he would take along his formula in beer bottles and quart jars to sell to other fishermen.
Sea Foam Products for Small Engines
Start easier, run cleaner, run smoother! Use Sea Foam products to safely and effectively clean and lubricate all makes and types of small engines including lawn mowers, snow blowers, generators, trimmers, chainsaws…You name it! Sea Foam works quickly to dissolve gum & varnish residues, restore lost engine power, stabilize fuel, lubricate upper cylinders, and protect small engine fuel systems and equipment from wear and corrosion.