Tests shall be conducted at room temperature (70 to
90°F), measured within 12 inches of the test sample.
Flowmeters and gauges shall be accurate within
1.5 percent. They shall be calibrated to determine accuracy.
Filter elements shall be immersed in fuel for a period
of 72 hours at a fluid temperature of 135°F. All internal parts shall be in
contact with the test fluid during this period. The elements shall remain in
this fluid at room temperature until further tests are conducted.
testing in oil, the elements shall be thoroughly air-dried for a minimum of 24
4.4 First article inspection.
Four sample elements shall be subjected to
the examinations and tests as specified in table II.
First article inspection.
4.4.1 First article inspection report. The contractor shall prepare
a first article inspection report in accordance with the data ordering document
included in the contract or order (see 6.2.2).