EVALUATION OF SYNTHETIC AUTOMOTIVE CRANKCASE LUBRICANTS FOR MILITARY APPLICATIONS

A selection of laboratory, bench and engine tests was initiated in parallel with an analytical program intended to characterize typical synthetic base stocks and additive packages. Since the Army's principal automotive crankcase lubricant specifications are MIL-L-46152 (commercial/administrative vehicles) and MIL-L-2104C (tactical and combat vehicles), a mineral-based lubricant qualified to both of these specifications was included for reference, as were two synthetic gas turbine lubricants qualified to the USAF MIL-L-7808G and the USN MIL-L-23699B specifications.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Southwest Research Institute

    Army Fuels and Lubricants Research Laboratory
    San Antonio, TX  USA  78284

    Army Mobility Equipment Research and Development Command

    Fort Belvoir, VA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Russell, J A
    • LESTZ, S J
    • Bowen, T C
    • LEPERA, M E
  • Publication Date: 1975-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 38 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136541
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AFLRL-71 Intrm Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DAAK02-73-C-0221,, DAAG53-76-C-0003
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 13 1976 12:00AM