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A Practical Trace Element Monitoring System for Intermediate Gas Turbine Fuels PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
E. S. Obidinski

Metallurgical Engineering Laboratory

K. W. Johnson

Westinghouse Electric Corp., Lester, PA

Paper No. 70-GT-8, pp. V01AT01A008; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/70-GT-8
From:
  • ASME 1970 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show
  • Volume 1A: General
  • Brussels, Belgium, May 24–28, 1970
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7985-6
  • Copyright © 1970 by ASME

abstract

Intermediate fuels (GT-3) are less expensive than distillates and do not cause difficulties in a gas turbine provided the contaminant level of the GT-3 oil is consistently kept below accurately set limits. The key to trouble-free operation is a reliable, relatively inexpensive and fairly fast on-site monitoring system. Experience with such a system was previously reported. The present paper discusses the on-site monitoring systems in some detail. The method provides results for metallic trace element analyses in the order of 10 ppm, within ±0.2 ppm, using the oil ash as the subject of investigation with a flame emission spectrophotometer, a colorimeter and an atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Elimination of interference effects is described and procedures for the appropriate solutions are shown. Investment costs and man-hour requirements are described.

Copyright © 1970 by ASME
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