FuelSense
 Ion-Molecule Reaction - Mass Spectrometer

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General

Fuel that is mixed with engine oil has a tremendous influence on the lubrication characteristics of the engine oil and results in varied friction and wear behavior of engine parts. Increasing mass fractions of fuel components in the engine oil lead to a reduction on oil viscosity. This can lead to lower friction but increased wear.

Especially for transient engine operation real-time measurement instrumentation is obligatory in order to obtain time resolved oil dilution profiles. The V&F FuelSense has been specifically designed for this task. In combination with the V&F LubeSampler oil dilution rates can now be determined online.

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Functional Diagram

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Specifications

Technical Data IMR-MS Technical Data IMR-MS
Mass range 7 – 519 amu Ambient temperature 20 °C - 35 °C
Resolution ‹ 1 amu Humidity max. 80 % (non-condensing)
Analysis time 1 analysis / 10 min Gas consumption 30 – 150 ml/min
Measuring range 10^4 Gas inlet temperature 50 °C – 190 °C adjustable
Lower detection limit 0.2% oil dilution Gas inlet pressure 0.75 – 2 bar(a)
Concentration drift ‹ ± 5 % over 24 h Power 230 V/50 Hz or 115 V/60 Hz 800 W
Reproducibility ‹ ± 3 % Dimension (WxHxD) 534 x 743 x 639 mm
Accuracy ‹ ± 2 % Weight 87 kg


Reference Customers (excerpt)

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