Technical sales manager, Engine Coolants, ARCO Chemical (Deutschland) GmbH, Düsseldorf,
Pages: 17 Published: Jan 1999
Many procedures exist worldwide to develop and to approve coolants for internal combustion engines. This paper discusses the aspects and types of coolant testing in general and the recent development of new test procedures in Europe. The work of the German coolant group is discussed in detail because they are completely revising the well known FVV Test R443/1986, which is the most important test for German car manufacturers.
engine coolant systems, test requirements, coolant testing, test standards, corrosion, cavitation, heat transfer, inhibitor technology
Paper ID: STP38259S