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Evaluating Marine Fuel Systems with E20 Gasoline Harold Haskew & Associates, Inc October 11, 2007 IBEX 2007 Ethanol in Gasoline? Required by the 2005 Federal Energy Act Currently limited to 10% by volume Expanding Production Capability will soon exceed 10% 20% is being discussed

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Evaluating Marine Fuel Systems with E20 Gasoline

Harold Haskew & Associates, Inc

October 11, 2007

IBEX 2007


Ethanol in Gasoline?

  • Required by the 2005 Federal Energy Act

  • Currently limited to 10% by volume

  • Expanding Production Capability will soon exceed 10%

  • 20% is being discussed

  • How Might this Affect the Marine Industry?


Petroleum Use Through 2006

Source: Energy information Admin/Annual Energy Review 2007


Chinese Auto Production

Sources: International Organization of Automobile Manufacturers, (OICA), World Production Statistics.


Auto Production in India

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

Source: International Organization of Automobile Manufacturers, OICA Global Auto Production statistics.


http://www.ethanolrfa.org/


Overview

  • ABYC and NMMA are Sponsoring the Evaluation

  • A Quick Look at Impact of 20% ethanol in gasoline on New Marine Systems

  • Plastic and metal tanks included

  • Sterling Testing Services in Milford, Michigan


Test Hardware

  • Six Tanks on Test

    • Three Aluminum (Florida Marine Tanks)

    • Three Cross-linked Poly Ethylene (INCA)

  • Delphi Marine Carbon Canisters

  • Trident Hoses

  • Perko Cap Hardware

  • Racor LG50 Liquid/Air Separators


Fuel System Content

Each fuel system contains

  • Tank w/level sender

  • Hoses

  • Vent with Separator

  • Carbon Canister

  • Cap


Fuel Tank Description

  • Florida Marine Aluminum Tanks

    • 23 gallon

    • 24 gallon

    • 25 gallon

  • INCA Plastic Tanks

    • 11 gallon

    • 15 gallon

    • 28 gallon


Delphi’s Carbon Canister


Test Procedure

  • 50% fill with E20 fuel

  • Daily temperature cycle - 72 and 105°F

  • Weekly drain half the fuel – Check Gauge – Return Fuel to Tank

  • Monthly Fuel Change

  • Three Month Exposure

  • (Additional Exposure Option)


Summary

  • ABYC and NMMA are sponsoring the E20 evaluation

  • Tests underway at Sterling Testing Services, Milford, MI

  • Initial results expected early 2008.


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