How to test for tightness fuel injection pumps of ship diesel engines?

02 Apr '19, 03:13

April 2, 2019, 3:13 a.m.
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Answer:

Check in the following order:

  • set the fuel control handle on the full supply
  • disconnect the discharge pipe from the pump
  • flush and removing the air from the pump
  • connect a pressure gauge or maximeter with a swivel head
  • turn the engine several times with a turning gear and record the maximum pressure on the pressure gauge (maximeter)

Recorded values to be used as the conditional indicator of the pump tightness.

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02 Apr '19, 03:18

April 2, 2019, 3:18 a.m.
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