Accession Number:

AD0261448

Title:

THERMAL STABILITY OF JET FUELS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-07-17

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A study of the effect of mercaptans on the formation of insoluble sediment in jet fuels at elevated temperatures is reported. The study was conducted in three experimental series. Series 1 involved the testing of TC-1 fuels to determine the temperature of maximum sediment formation. Series 2 dealt with the effects of mercaptans and catalytic metals on sediment formation at 150 deg C. Series 3 extended the experiments of series 2 to the 100-300 deg C ring . Sediment formation increased with increasing mercaptan content, and the temperature of maximum sediment formation was 150 deg C.

Subject Categories:

  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE