EI Specification 1596 Design and construction of aviation fuel filter vessels

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  • Published: August 2019
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787251281
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Status: Current

This publication has been prepared to provide mechanical specifications for the design and construction of vessels containing filter elements used in aviation fuel handling systems. Four types of vessels are covered in this third edition: dirt defence filter, water barrier filter, filter/water separator and microfilter vessels.

This publication will assist all those involved in the manufacturing and purchasing of filter vessels. Although this publication is primarily intended to apply to vessels for civilian applications, many of the requirements may also be applicable to vessels intended for military use. Further advice should be sought from manufacturers for specific military applications.

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