Accession Number:

AD0255460

Title:

EVALUATION OF A FLAME SURVEILLANCE-TYPE DETECTOR

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NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Report Date:

1960-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A surveillance-type flame detector system of the Pyrotector design was evaluated in laboratory bench-type tests and by exposing the units to more than 250 small-magnitude JP-4 test fires in a modified KC-135 ncelle which had a comparatively low internal airflow. Laboratory bench testing showed the detectors sensitivity decreased as the ambient ight increased. In the KC-135 powerplant tests, the system detected 3 per cent of all fires to which it was exposed. It functioned satisfactorily under several engine power conditions and had a consistently short response time. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE