Accession Number:

ADA626570

Title:

Generator Set Environmental and Stability Testing

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Jan 2013-Dec 2014

Corporate Author:

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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

129.0

Abstract:

Various tests according to MIL-STD-705c 608.1, 608.2, 630.1, 670.1, 701.1, 710.1, 720.1 were performed on a variety of tactical quiet generators ranging in capacity from 10kW to 100kW. The testing was performed to assess the performance impact of a new fuel. The fuel was a 5050 volume blend of JP-8 and HRJ-8. Although many mechanical problems occurred during testing, no direct fuel related failures were reported.

Subject Categories:

  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE