THREE THOUSAND-HOUR DURABILITY TEST OF A MARINE GAS TURBINE ENGINE

The Allison Model 501 industrial gas turbine engine has been used extensively as a prime mover for industrial applications. Describes a 3000-hour durability test of a modified Allison Model 501-K15 engine with saltwater ingestion, 100 F engine inlet air temperature, and operating on Navy distillate fuel. The purpose of the test was to verify that the engine was qualified for marine environmental applications. Performance data, photographs of the installation and engine components, and inspection results are included in this paper.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper for the meeting March 26-30, 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Maas, L M
    • Miller, C L
  • Publication Date: 1972-3-26

Media Info

  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039774
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Pap 72-GT-77
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 5 1973 12:00AM