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Main Title Study of the effects of reduced diesel fuel sulfur content on engine wear.
Author Frame, Edwin A.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Alvarez, Ruben A.
Sefer, Norman R.
CORP Author Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX.;Environmental Protection Agency, Ann Arbor, MI. Emission Control Technology Div.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Mobile Source
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/420/3-87/002; EPA-460/3-87-002; EPA-68-03-3353
Stock Number PB88-159884
OCLC Number 40493860
Additional Subjects Diesel engines ; Diesel fuels ; Surveys ; Sulfur ; Wear ; Lubricating oil ;
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 460-3-87-002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/09/2012
ELCD  EPA 460-3-87-002 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 10/12/2011
NTIS  PB88-159884 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation xiii, 76 p. : charts ; 28 cm.
The study evaluated wear in heavy-duty highway-type engines for reduction of sulfur content of diesel fuel in the range of 0.50 weight percent to 0.05 weight percent. A literature review found that wear rates generally were reduced by decreasing fuel sulfur content. The amount of wear reduction was affected as much by operating temperature and engine load as by sulfur in the fuel. Low operating temperatures showed more wear at high sulfur levels and, therefore, more benefit for low sulfur fuels. Increasing engine load caused higher wear rates independent of sulfur content.
"EPA 460/3-87-002." "June 1987." "Contract No. 68-03-3353, Work Assignment B-1"--T.p. "EPA Project Officer: Craig A. Harvey"--T.p.
Contents Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 74-76).