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CIMAC Recommendations

The following CIMAC Recommendations have been prepared by the CIMAC Working Groups. CIMAC Recommendations are the most formal CIMAC publications prepared by the CIMAC Working Groups, aimed typically at the description of a technical matter, giving background information and providing recommendations as to how to deal with the topic. It can be taken as a kind of an industry standard and might be taken as the basis for later co-operation with other organisations in the standardisation area.

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June 97

CIMAC Recommendation 15 | Guidelines for the Lubrication of Two-Stroke Crosshead Diesel Engines (1997)

The guideline contains short, precise and readable information that describe the lubrication principles applicable to low-speed two-stroke crosshead diesel engines. The guidelines do not replace... read more

August 94

CIMAC Recommendation 14 | Standard Method for the Determination of Structureborne Noise from Engines (1994)

This CIMAC standard sets out the procedure for measuring the capacity of a medium-speed or high-speed engine to generate vibration and the determination of the frequency limits of validity of the... read more

May 94

CIMAC Recommendation 13 | Guidelines for the Lubrication of Medium Speed Diesel Engines (1994) (superseded by No. 29)

The aim of this document is to recommend for a variety of existing and forthcoming fuels suitable lubricant types to be used in today's and future engines. The document brings together current... read more

April 91

CIMAC Recommendation 12 | Exhaust Emissions Measurement - Recommendations for Reciprocating Engines and Gas Turbines (1991)

This document contains recommendations for exhaust emissions measurement as made by a CIMAC Working Group. The document covers gas turbines and reciprocating engines which run on liquid or gaseous... read more

May 90

CIMAC Recommendation 11 | Recommendations regarding Fuel Requirements for Diesel Engines (1990)

The recommendation is a further development of the earlier CIMAC publication with respect to fuel requirements and although still based on the International Standards Organisation - Specification... read more

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