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A Five-Point Program Designed to Eliminate Contamination and Corrosion of Fuel Tanks on Aircraft Using Jet Turbine Fuel
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1965 by SAE International in United States
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A general discussion of the problems resulting from the introduction of contaminated jet turbine fuel into integral fuel tanks and a five-point program designed to eliminate the contamination problem are presented.
Some areas covered are: inspection of fuel sources for contamination to prevent contaminants from entering the aircraft fuel system; decontamination of fuel sources; inspection and decontamination of the aircraft fuel system; use of additives for the control of microorganisms; materials and methods, including a simple system for introducing the additives.
The good and bad points of all fuel tank sealing and finishing systems presently in use are discussed, and a new finish system completely resistant to degradation by microorganisms is introduced. Simple means of controlling fuel quality entering the aircraft from uncontrolled sources are outlined.
CitationBoggs, W., "A Five-Point Program Designed to Eliminate Contamination and Corrosion of Fuel Tanks on Aircraft Using Jet Turbine Fuel," SAE Technical Paper 650364, 1965, https://doi.org/10.4271/650364.
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