Additive Effect in the Preparation of Carbon-slurry Fuel

Carbon-slurry 연료의 제조에 있어서 첨가제의 효과

  • Received : 2006.10.31
  • Accepted : 2007.01.22
  • Published : 2007.02.10

Abstract

Preparation and characterization of carbon-slurry fuel with high dispersion have been carried out. Carbon-slurry fuel was obtained by mixing Jet A-1 liquid fuel with appropriate carbon powders and additives. Dispersion of carbon in Jet A-1 was affected by various factors such as mixing temperature, characteristics of carbon powders, and type and amount of additives. Among these factors, the stability of the slurry fuel was most dependent on the type of additive. A variety of additives such as anionic, cationic, and nonionic additives was tested for the dispersion of carbon in Jet A-1. It was found that anionic additives based on sodium salts showed the highest dispersion of carbon-slurry fuels. The degree of dispersion could be monitored by measuring the luminosity.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 국방과학연구소

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