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13.3 Fuel, Oil and Coolant Specifications
Total Dissolved Solids (Maximum)
Refer to Table 2 for evaluation of water intended for use in a coolant solution.
chemical compounds which provide corrosion protec-
protection in the cooling system with the basic
tion, pH control and water softening ability. Corrosion
advantage that they can be used with either water or a
water and ethylene glycol solution.
protection has been discussed earlier under the section
on Corrosion Inhibitors. The pH control is used to
maintain an acid free solution. The water softening
ability deters formation of mineral deposits. Inhibitor
systems are available in various forms such as coolant
An inhibitor system is considered as a combination of