Chapter 1.0 General Information
The Millipore Aviation Fuel Contaminant Test Kit is a one-person, portable
kit consisting of components and testing equipment capable of determining the
particulate contaminant level, API Gravity and temperature, and free water
content in aviation fuel samples.
This manual details and illustrates the following:
a. contents of the Aviation Fuel Contaminant Test Kit
b. operating procedures
c. cleaning and maintenance
The following documents were in effect at time of invitation for bids.
Mil-M-7298C (TM) Manuals, Technical, Commercial Equipment
Mil-M-63036 (TM) (Supplements)
ASTM - Dl298 - 85 - Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density
(Specific Gravity) or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum
products by Hydrometer method.
ASTM - D2276 - 88 - Standard Test Method for Particulate Contamination
in Aviation Fuel.
ASTM D 3240 - 86a - Standard Method of Test for Undissolved Water in
Aviation Turbine Fuels.
ASTM D 3830 - 79 - Standard and Practice for Filter Membrane Color
Ratings of Aviation Turbine Fuels.
Aviation Turbine Fuel Contamination Standards Booklet (XX6403785)
included in the Aviation Fuel Contaminant Test Kit.
54.6 centimeters (21.5 inches)
13.5 centimeters (5.3 inches)
41.9 centimeters (16.5 inches)
not to exceed 20.4 kilograms (45 pounds)