P1.2 - Threaded Fluid Condition Sensor for Real-Time, On-Line and In-Line Oil Condition Monitoring

Jeffrey Andle, Kerem Durag, Maly Chap & Reichl Haskell
Beginning January 1, 2007 on-highway diesel engines faced tougher emission standards for NOX and particulate matter. Over the course of the subsequent three years, NOX emissions will have trended down toward the 2010 standard, mentioned above. This phase-in provision allows the engine manufacturers to concentrate on reducing NOX. On-highway fuel sulfur levels have dropped to 15 ppm, beginning in 2006 because even relatively small amounts of sulfur add to particulate exhaust emissions. To achieve these...