Generator Set Environmental and Stability Testing
Interim rept. Jan 2013-Dec 2014
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX TARDEC FUELS AND LUBRICANTS RESEARCH FACILITY
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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.