EI 1583 Laboratory tests and minimum performance levels for aviation fuel filter monitors

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  • Published: January 2010
  • REF/ISBN: 9780852935279
  • Edition: 6th
  • Status: Current

This document provides industry with general mechanical specifications for new aviation fuel filter monitor designs, laboratory test procedures and minimum laboratory performance levels for selected aspects of the performance of filter monitor elements and systems. The main changes in this edition include:

  • The deletion of categories of elements included in the fifth edition to provide options for manufacturers in addressing SAP migration.
  • The addition of an ICP copper quantification method to determine the level of any SAP in effluent during Qualification Tests 1 (media migration and starting differential pressure) and 10 (partial water immersion).
  • Testing resistance to salinity of water in fuel.
  • Testing for end cap adhesion integrity.

This document will be of particular interest to all those involved in the manufacture, supply and procurement of aviation fuel filter monitors.

Users of previous editions of this title should note that, with the publication of the sixth edition of EI 1583, the fifth edition is hereby formally withdrawn from publication.

Reaffirmed: 2015

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