Accession Number : ADD007019

Title :   Process for Reclaiming Aircraft Fuel Tank Purging Fluids.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Safranko,John W ; Burnett,Craig R ; Kilburn,James E

Report Date : 25 Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent concerns a system for reclaiming the individual constituents of a fuel-contaminated purging fluid by subjecting the fluid to a continuous, closed, flash distillation technique under vacuum coupled with a coalescing oil-water separation procedure.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Purging, *Fluids, *Fuel tanks, *Jet engine fuels, *Reclamation, Inventions, Separation, Oils, Water, Contaminants, Vacuum distillation, Aircraft maintenance

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE