Dealing with Fugitive Fuel Drops: Drain Them, Don’t Retain Them

Dealing with Fugitive Fuel Drops: Drain Them, Don’t Retain Them

Dealing with Fugitive Fuel Drops: Drain Them, Don’t Retain Them

It was in 1915 that the Cheek-Neal Coffee Company of Nashville, TN, introduced the iconic “Good To The Last Drop” marketing slogan for its Maxwell House brand of coffee. It has been at least that long that fuel retailers have searched for ways to capture and control those precious – and problematic – last drops that remain in the spout of the fuel nozzle when the vehicle-fueling process is completed.

Though those drops are small, they can present problems for drivers, retailers and the environment if they are allowed to escape to the atmosphere or remain inside the fuel spout at the end of the fueling operation.

The Driver

The Retailer

The Environment

The features of these new nozzles are many:

Conclusion

 

THE MECHANICS OF IMPROVED FUEL CAPTURE

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