SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1988

Quality Control for Diesel Fuel in Long-Term Emergency Storage


Certain large emergency power systems, powered by diesel engines, impose long storage periods on the fuel. The paper describes a detailed quality control program for such fuel systems, including fuel selection, clean-up hardware, and fuel testing before and after storage. Fuel specifications and acceptance limits and the reasons for the limits are presented.

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Strauss, KH
, NY
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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 139–145
DOI: 10.1520/STP10048S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5026-3
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1186-8