Accession Number:

ADA608709

Title:

Additive Effectiveness Investigations in Alternative Fuels

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. 1 Jun 2011-1 May 2014

Corporate Author:

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX TARDEC FUELS AND LUBRICANTS RESEARCH FACILITY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

In this program three candidate alternative fuels, FT SPK, HEFA SPK and B20, were subjected accelerated storage, 36 weeks at 43 deg C. This storage was done with the standard military additives, biocide and cetane improvers. In addition, the samples were inoculated with live culture to assess the biologic impact of long term storage on alternative fuel components.

Subject Categories:

  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE