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Garrett Engineering White Papers

For those of you who are looking for in-depth answers to some of the most prevalent questions about turbocharging, we offer our growing library of white papers from the Garrett engineers themselves. Written with the end-user in mind, these white papers are chock full of useful information and presented in an easy-to-read style that makes them accessible to even those without advanced engineering degrees. We hope that you find them useful! If you have a burning question that you would like to see explored, please let us know at
garrett.gearhead@honeywell.com

Garrett White Paper 2 – Burst & Containment

Wheel burst can be a serious safety concern when a turbo is pushed to its limits. This Garrett® white paper explains wheel burst: what it is and how it can happen, the amount of energy released by a burst, and how each and every Garrett® OE and aftermarket turbocharger for sale to the public is designed and qualified to safely contain the fragments of a bursting wheel. Considerations for designing a safe turbo system are included as well.

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Garrett White Paper 2 – Burst & Containment
Garrett White Paper 1 - Water Cooling

One of the most often-asked questions that we receive is whether turbos can go without the recommended water lines. This Garrett White Paper delves into the reasons for their integration into the system and shows graphic examples of what can happen when they are not implemented. Also covered is the proper way to set up your water lines to get the most out of your turbocharger.

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Garrett White Paper 1 - Water Cooling