Disposal of Waste Oils at Military Air Bases 740472

The disposal of waste lubricants and fuels at U.S. Air Force and Navy facilities is discussed in this paper. The waste products covered include: synthetic turbine oil, aviation piston engine oil, hydraulic fluids, and contaminated JP-4 and JP-5. Technical feasibility and the economics of various disposal alternatives, including use as a fuel, rerefining, and recycling, as well as entrepreneurial outlets are presented. Waste lubricants and fuels handling, classification, and storage are also discussed in connection with the disposal problem.


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