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What are the probable causes of Aviation turbine Fuels failing in Jet Fuel Thermal Oxidation Test? Is there any specific content in jet fuel feed like contaminants/residue/emulsion/caustic or hydrocarbon species which leads to JFTOT failure?
Sridhar Balakrishnan, Bharat Oman Refineries Limited , email@example.com
Probable causes of ATF failures in JFTOT are presence of corrosive sulphur species , cracked hydrocarbons and metals , also some surfactants can also interfere in the failures.
Krishna Rao Pulugurti, Retired/Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Presence of free sulfur or hydrogen sulfide (even at 0.5 ppm) can fail JFTOT.
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