Re: Engine Cleaning

From:         kinsler@bobcat.ent.ohiou.edu (Mark Kinsler )
Organization: Ohio University, College of Engineerng & Technology
Date:         01 May 95 02:44:01 
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>Last time a friend of me asked me if it is true, that engines are being
>cleaned with sand or something alike.

Well, I read in an old book about jet engines that they were
cleaned by starting them up and letting sawdust blow through them.  I
think someone told me that this is no longer being done, but this is
where the "sand" idea might have come from.  Sawdust is wood powder.

                                  M Kinsler