Issue Date: November 22, 1995
Revision Date: October 18, 2002

OPW Fuel Management Systems
(originally listed as Petro Vend, Inc.)

Petrosonic III 
(Version 4.05 Model 613, 4 inch dia Float, Magnetostrictive Probe)


Certification Leak rate of 0.2 gph with PD = 99.07% and PFA = 0.93%.
Leak Threshold 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. 
Tank Capacity Maximum of 15,000 gallons. 
Tank must be between 50 and 95% full.
Waiting Time Minimum of 12 hours between delivery and testing. 
There must be no delivery during waiting time. 
Minimum of 30 minutes between dispensing and testing.
Test Period Minimum of 4 hours. 
Test data are acquired and recorded by system's computer. 
Leak rate is calculated as 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 resistance temperature detectors (RTDs).
Water Sensor Must be used to detect water ingress. 
Minimum detectable water level in the tank is 0.92 inch. 
Minimum detectable change in water level is 0.02 inch.
Calibration RTDs and probe must be checked and, if necessary, calibrated in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
Comments 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. 
Petrosonic III version 4.04 is an older model automatic tank gauging system, which is no longer being manufactured.


OPW Fuel Management Systems

Evaluator:  Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

6900 Santa Fe Dr.

Tel:  (847) 272-8800

Hodgkins, IL 60525-9909

Date of Evaluation:  11/04/94

Tel:  (708) 485-4200



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