ATG advancements tame temperature false alarms

ATG advancements tame temperature false alarms

ATG advancements tame temperature false alarms

by: Pete Neil

It takes very little water to cause phase separation, a process that can lead to four distinct layers of inventory inside the tank. / Image courtesy of OPW Fuel Management Systems

OPW’s Model 327 volumetric line leak detector utilizes a highly accurate flow sensor to capture flow volume data. / Image courtesy of OPW Fuel Management Systems

OPW’s Model 327 volumetric line leak detector measures actual leak rates to provide more accurate measurements than pressure-decay methods. Image courtesy of OPW Fuel Management Systems 

OPW’s aqueous ethanol float sensor continuously monitors fuel quality, providing real-time, thermal-corrected density readings. Image courtesy of OPW Fuel Management Systems

Many Canadian fuel site operators are familiar with this painful truth: temperature has a profound effect on fueling operations, often causing retailers fuel inventory management headaches. Thankfully, manufacturers are beginning to develop tank gauging solutions specifically designed to limit these headaches. Advancements in line leak detection and phase separation detection are two such examples.

Line Leak Detection

Phase Separation Detection

ATG Advancements

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