25th November 2019

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How much is a gallon of JP 8?

The military paid $3.73/gal for JP-8, and $3.71/gal on A-grade jet fuel plus additives, according to information provided by the DLAE. The 2-cent/gal spread would have saved the military $37.34 million if all JP-8 bought in 2013 had been jet A plus additives.

Also, what temperature does JP 8 freeze?

JET-PROPULSION FUEL 8
Molecular weight:≈180
Synonyms:Jet fuel JP-8, MIL-T-83133B, AVTUR
Freezing point, maximum:-47°C
Boiling point:175-300°C
10% recovered, maximum:205°C

Is jp8 diesel?

Combustion Behavior and Fuel Economy of Modern Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Using JP8 and Alternative Fuels. JP-8 has replaced diesel fuel (DF-2) as the single battlefield fuel used by the military in the diesel engines of nearly all tactical ground vehicles.

How much does a gallon of JP 8 weight?

Main Tanks – Fuel Loading JP-4 Density = 6.5 lb/gal JP-5 Density = 6.8 lb/gal JP-8 Density = 6.7 lb/gal Forward Tank Weight (lbs) Moment 100 U.S. Gallons JP-4 U.S. Gallons JP-5 U.S. Gallons JP-8 50 75 7.7 7.4 7.5 100 151 15.4 14.7 14.9 150 226 23.1 22.1 22.4 200 301 30.8 39.4 29.9 250 377 38.5 36.8 37.3 300 452 46.2
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