pilot fuel

primary fuel

primary fuel
A typical fuel nozzle.
primary fuel
i. Fuel that flows from the nozzles in a gas turbine engine under a condition of low airflow.
ii. Refers to a duplex fuel nozzle and the fuel that initially flows upon starting, usually from the center orifice. Also called pilot fuel.
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Continued its safeguarded enrichment R&D practices at the Pilot Fuel Enrichment
has ceased enriching uranium above 5 per cent U-235 at the two cascades at the Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP) and four cascades at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP) previously used for this purpose.
The IAEA report to member states said: "The Agency confirms that, as of 20 January 2014,Iran… has ceased enriching uranium above 5 percent U-235 at the two cascades at the Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP) and four cascades at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP) previously used for this purpose.
Natanz, which features a Fuel Enrichment Plant and Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant at its site, has been described as 'the facility at the heart of Iran's dispute with the UN'.
22 kilogrammes or UF6 enriched up to 20 per cent has been produced" at its pilot fuel enrichment plant in Natanz, the report said.
In the gas mode, 4% of the fuel is needed as liquid pilot fuel to initiate combustion.
The Vienna-based nuclear watchdog said Monday Iran has started using a second set of 164 centrifuges linked in a cascade, or string of machines, to enrich uranium to up to 20 percent at its Natanz pilot fuel enrichment plant.
Effects of mixing system and pilot fuel quality on diesel-biogas dual fuel engine performance.
On September 21, Iran informed the IAEA in a letter that a new pilot fuel enrichment plant is under construction in the country," the watchdog's spokesman Marc Vidricaire said in a statement.
In other words, shortfalls or fluctuations in the availability of natural boil-off gas (NBOG) from the LNG cargo of a carrier powered by the 1,000 kW per cylinder MAN Diesel 51/60DF dual-fuel engine can be compensated by increasing liquid fuel injection beyond the quantity used by the dedicated pilot fuel injection system.
CETC aims to foster business and technological cooperation to testbed and pilot fuel cell, solar and other clean energy technologies and applications.
Mr ElBaradei said Iran was continuing operations at a pilot fuel enrichment plant and was also continuing construction of its underground Natanz complex where "cascades" of centrifuges used to enrich uranium had been installed.