Charge Air Cooler Internal Cleanliness, Leakage, and Nomenclature
This SAE Recommended Practice provides test methods and criteria for evaluating the internal cleanliness and air leakage. This SAE Recommended Practice also provides nomenclature and terminology in common use for engine charge air coolers, related charge air cooling system components, and charge air cooling system operational performance parameters.
This document consolidates the technical content of J1726, J2679, and J1148. Sections 3 & 4 include the content of J1726, Air-to-Air Charge Air Cooler (CAC) Internal Cleanliness as previously published. Sections 5, 6, & 7 include the content formerly in J2679, Charge Air Cooler Leakage. Sections 8 & 9 include the content formerly in J1148, Engine Charge Air Cooler (CAC) Nomenclature.