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UST Program - LG 113

UST Programs - LG 113

Issue Date: November 22, 1995
Revision Date: March 1, 2011


TLS-200, 200i, 250i, 300, 300C, 300i, 300PC, 350, 350PC, 350R, 350RPC, 350Plus,
 Red Jacket ProMax and ProPlus UST ATGS
(Model 8472 Digital Sensing Capacitance Probe)


Certification Leak rate of 0.2 gph with PD = 99% and PFA = 0.2%.
Leak rate of 0.1 gph with PD = 99% and PFA = 0.1%.
Leak Threshold 0.126 gph for leak rate of 0.2 gph. 0.071 gph for leak rate of 0.1 gph.
A tank system should not be declared tight if the test result indicates a loss or gain that equals or exceeds this threshold.
Applicability Gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, biodiesel blends B6-B20 meeting ASTM D7467, biodiesel B100 meeting ASTM D6751*.
Other liquids with known coefficients of expansion and density may be tested after consultation with the manufacturer.
*NWGLDE Listings apply to leak detection functionality only and not material compatibility - see "Disclaimer".
Tank Capacity Maximum of 15,000 gallons.
Tank must be between 50 and 95% full for leak rate of 0.2 gph.
Tank must be minimum 95% full for leak rate of 0.1 gph.
Waiting Time Minimum of 8 hours, 18 minutes between delivery and testing for leak rate of 0.2 gph.
There must be no dispensing or delivery during waiting time for leak rate of 0.2 gph.
Minimum of 8 hours, 15 minutes between delivery and testing for leak rate of 0.1 gph.
Minimum of 30 minutes between dispensing and testing for leak rate of 0.1 gph.
There must be no delivery during waiting time for leak rate of 0.1 gph.
Test Period Minimum of 2 hours.
Test data are acquired and recorded by system's computer.
Leak rate is calculated from the difference between the first and last data collected.
There must be no dispensing or delivery during test.
Temperature Average for product is determined by a minimum of 5 thermistors.
Water Sensor Must be used to detect water ingress.
Minimum detectable water level in the tank is 1.52 inches.
Minimum detectable change in water level is 0.027 inch.
Calibration Thermistors and probe must be checked and, if necessary, calibrated in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

Not evaluated using manifolded tank systems. Therefore, this certification is only applicable when there is a probe used in each tank and the siphon is broken during testing.
Tests only portion of tank containing product.
As product level is lowered, leak rate in a leaking tank decreases (due to lower head pressure).
Consistent testing at low levels could allow a leak to remain undetected.
EPA leak detection regulations require testing of the portion of the tank system which routinely contains product.
Capacitance probes do not work with oxygenated fuels.

California regulations require at least one test per month after routine product delivery or when the tank is filled to within 10% of the highest operating level of previous month. If the 0.1 gph test is used as a tank tightness test there must be no water present in the backfill (groundwater must be below the bottom of the tank), the tank must be equipped with an overfill protection device, and the product level in the tank must be at the overfill protection device set point. Local agency pre-approval is required. To use the 0.1 gph test as a monthly option see title 23 CCR Section 2643 (b)(2).



Evaluator:  Midwest Research Institute

125 Powder Forest Dr.

Tel:  (816) 753-7600

Simsbury, CT  06070-2003

Date of Evaluation:  05/14/93

Tel:  (860) 651-2700


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