Imagine if a routine, relatively inexpensive part of a fuel dispenser could tell you when conditions inside your underground storage tank (UST) are deteriorating to the point that operations could be compromised. Well, such a part exists. It’s a dispenser filter.
Dispenser filtration is not only a fuel site’s last line of defense against dispensing contaminated fuel, the filter itself often presents one of the first indications of a serious, systemic problem. Although most site operators view filter maintenance as a cost-of-doing-business expense, filter maintenance that is performed regularly offers operators an additional benefit: the opportunity to observe signs of trouble in the fueling system and initiate corrective actions.
MAKING THE CONTAMINATION CONNECTION
There are two common and serious conditions that occur inside a UST that can destroy fuel quality…
Source: Fuels Market News