Accession Number:

AD0712368

Title:

AN EVALUATION OF THE STATIC CHARGE REDUCER FOR REDUCING ELECTROSTATIC HAZARDS IN THE HANDLING OF HYDROCARBON FUELS

Descriptive Note:

Summary technical rept. Jun-Nov 1969

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE AERO PROPULSION LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

The report describes the results of an experimental evaluation of the Static Charge Reducer. The Static Charge Reducer is a device which automatically neutralizes an electrically charged fuel as the fuel flows through it. The tests conducted confirmed the claims that the Static Charge Reducer would reduce the charge density of a flowing hydrocarbon fuel to below 30 microcoulombs per cubic meter. The tests also indicate that two corrosion inhibitor fuel additives significantly affect the electrical conductivity of fuel containing the ASA-3 antistatic additive.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE