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EngineBuzz was created to disseminate information about octane engines. Until now, information about these engines had limited distribution. Users were required to attend trade shows, U.S. regional group meetings, and other technical committees. The objective of EngineBuzz is to create a central location for users to learn about current, historical, and upcoming information from the octane testing industry. Within recent years, many new innovations and have come to market that provides the industry with great alternative options. The information on this site will not only include information about new and existing products, with technical assistance from decades of experience.

 

Humidifying Intake Air Tower

StanCo Scientific Humidifying Intake Air Tower with DewTrak II-MO™ Control We have extensive experience with closed-loop cooling systems in other instrumentation types. We took that knowledge and applied it to carburetor cooling issues to use with Octane engines. To further meet the ASTM requirements, a heavy-duty vaporizer was introduced to ensure that the air stream to the engines is within the required 25-50 grains per pound of dry air. To measure this humidity, a chilled ...
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Road Octane Numbers 1957

An interesting read on high compression US Road Octane Numbers with compression ratios 11:1 and 12:1 https://enginebuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Copy-of-Road-Octane-Numbers-for-Gasoline-in-Cars-5-14-1957.pdf ...

Great Lakes Regional Presentation on Fuel Consumption for MON and RON

Great short presentation on fuel used for a rating- remember seeing this in three different regional group presentations. https://enginebuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/FuelConsumptionRONMON.pdf ...

Knock Measurement Resolution and Accuracy

I saw this presented in a Regional Group Meeting in Memphis in 2015. This is an excellent example of why ...

Common Sources of Error in Knock Ratings

https://enginebuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Sources-of-Error-in-Knock-Ratings-5-9-1960.pdf An investigative review by Ethyl Corp in 1960 still very relevant today Key Insights show how much error can ...