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    Engine Coolant Testing: Third Volume

    Beal RE
    Published: 1993

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    Covers advances in the development, testing, and application of engine cooling fluids for automobiles and heavy duty engines. Includes:

    • A brief history of ethylene glycol engine coolant

    • New families of engine coolant that operate in a medium pH range

    • Historical overview of cavitation corrosion in diesel cylinder liners

    • History of supplemental coolant additives used in heavy duty diesel engines and a new family of phosphate molybdate packages that are designed to perform better with aluminum components

    • Toxicity and disposal of engine coolants

    • Pump seal failure--causes and solutions

    • Recycling processes

    • Automotive and heavy duty vehicles technologies.

    Table of Contents





    A Review of Automotive Engine Coolant Technology

    Corrosion Protection of Aluminum Heat-Transfer Surfaces in Engine Coolants Using Monoacid/Diacid Inhibitor Technology

    Fleet Test Correlations of Original Equipment Coolant Pump Failures and Engine Coolant Formulations

    An Investigation of Carboxylic Acids as Corrosion Inhibitors in Engine Coolant

    Fleet Test Evaluation of Engine Coolants Using Sebacic Acid Inhibitor Technology

    Corrosion Testing for Aluminum Alloy Selection in Automotive Radiators

    An Overview of Cavitation Corrosion of Diesel Cylinder Liners

    Phosphate-Molybdate Supplement Coolant Additives for Heavy Duty Diesel Engines

    Toxicity and Disposal of Engine Coolants

    Test Strips for Rapid On-Site Analysis of Engine Coolants

    Application of Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) Emission Spectroscopy and Laser Ablation-ICP for Problem Solving in Coolant Systems

    The Chemistry of Oxalic Acid Cleaning of Engine Cooling Systems

    Investigation of Deposits on Water Pump Seal Faces

    The Relationship between Sealing Performance of Mechanical Seals and Composition of Coolants for Automotive Engines

    Characterization of Used Engine Coolant by Statistical Analysis

    Coolant Maintenance and Extension of Coolant Life for Light Duty Vehicles

    A Multi-stage Process for Used Antifreeze/Coolant Purification

    An Evaluation of Engine Coolant Recycling Processes: Part I

    Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Coolants: Technology Update

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D15

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1192-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5244-1

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1851-5