1993-03-01

Production Experience of a Ceramic Wall Flow Electric Regeneration Diesel Particulate Trap 930129

Demonstration projects of many Diesel Particulate Traps have been and continue to be performed. Many experimental trap systems require software customization to an individual vehicle to account for duty cycle and component variations. This level of customization is not practical in a production environment and in a marketplace where a trap system needs to function on many types of engines and duty cycles. This paper describes the production experience of the Donaldson Dual Ceramic Wall Flow Electric Regeneration Diesel Particulate Trap which has overcome specific production and durability obstacles.
Data to be Included:
System Description
System Performance
  • Regeneration Intervals
  • Engine Backpressure
  • Fuel Economy Penalty
  • Emissions
Field lnstallations and Mileage Experience
Reliability Planning
  • General
  • Goal Setting
  • Growth Test Program
Reliability Tracking of Field Demonstration Buses
  • Field Results
  • Failure Analysis/Corrective Action
  • Purging of Failures
Development Activities
  • Filter/Core Durability
  • General Hardware
  • Software Development
  • Future System Enhancements
EPA & CARB Certification
Emissions
Deterioration Factor

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