Elimination of Engine Bleed Air Contamination by Henry A Reddall, North America Aviation Inc. (1955)

Abstract Air bled from the compressors of some high compression ratio turbojet engines is contaminated because of internal engine oil leakage into the conpressor air. External leakage of oil or other fluids wherein such fluids can leak into the engine air inlet can also cause ‘contamination., There are two positive methods of elimination: (1) a…

The Toxicity of the Products Formed by the Thermal Decomposition of certain Organic Substances [1955], J. F. TREON, J. W. CAPPEL

Both the military services and industry have become increasingly cognizant of the need for toxicological information concerning the products formed from organic substances on contact with metals at elevated temperatures. Accordingly, the immediate toxicity of products resulting from the thermal decomposition of several lubricants, hydraulic fluids, and plastics have been investigated. To read the full…