Accession Number : ADD014259

Title :   Automatic Prestart or Post Shutoff Engine Lubricator.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Apr 88, patented 2 May 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Andres, James R

Report Date : 02 May 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A system for automatically injecting lubricating oil into the lubricating system of an engine prior to startup of the engine or following shutdown of the engine is described which comprises a solenoid controlled spring loaded piston and cylinder arrangement which is filled with oil under pressure during normal engine operation and a control circuit responsive to the ignition switch of the engine for controlled or metered release of oil from the cylinder either just prior to engine startup or after engine shutdown. PAT-CL-123-196. (JES)

Descriptors :   *LUBRICATION, CIRCUITS, CONTROL, ENGINES, IGNITION, LUBRICATING OILS, OILS, OPERATION, RELEASE, STARTING, SWITCHES

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE