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UST Program - LG 113

UST Programs - LG 113

Issue Date: November 22, 1995
Revision Date: April 17, 2003
 

Tyco Thermal Controls LLC
(originally listed as Raychem Corp.)

TraceTek Alarm and Locator Modules with
TT502, TT5000, TT3000 Fuel Sensing Cable

INTERSTITIAL DETECTOR (LIQUID-PHASE)
and
LIQUID-PHASE OUT-OF-TANK PRODUCT DETECTOR

 

Detector:

Output type:

qualitative

Sampling frequency:

continuous

Operating principle:

electrical conductivity  

 

Test Results 

 

unleaded gasoline

 

 

TT502 ***

1/3 MER*

334 m

2/3 MER

665 m

MER

995 m

 

Response time (min)

22.11

17.13

19.42

 

Product activation height (cm)

1.53

1.53

1.53

 

Detection length (cm)

61

61

61

 

Lower detection limits (cm)

 

 

 

 

      Product activation height

N/D*

N/D

0.77

 

      Detection length

N/D

N/D

10

 

 

TT5000 ***

 

1/3 MER

508 m

 

2/3 MER

1016 m

 

MER

1524 m

 

Response time (min)

12.02

9.18

7.51

 

Product activation height (cm)

0.74

0.74

0.74

 

Detection length (cm)

30.5

30.5

30.5

 

Lower detection limits (cm)

 

 

 

 

        Product activation height

N/D

N/D

0.74

 

        Detection length

N/D

N/D

10

 

 

 

3% by weight salt in water

 

other solutions**

 

TT3000

1/3 MER

508 m

2/3 MER

1016 m

MER

1524 m

MER

1524 m

Response time (min)

<1

<1

<1

<1

Recovery time (min)

<1

<1

<1

<1

Product activation height (cm)

<0.3

<0.3

<0.3

<0.3

Detection length (cm)

<15.2

<15.2

<15.2

<15.2

Lower detection limits (cm)

 

 

 

 

      Product activation height

N/D

N/D

<0.3

N/D

      Detection length

N/D

N/D

<5.08

N/D

* See glossary.
** 5% by volume oil in 3% by weight salt water, 10% by volume oil in 3% by weight salt water, 0.1 M hydrochloric acid (HCl), 0.1M sodium hydroxide (NaOH).

Specificity Results (in addition to above for TT502  and TT5000):
Activated: 
synthetic gasoline, diesel, heating oil #2, jet-A fuel (TT5000 only).
Not Activated: water.

Specificity Results (in addition to above for TT3000):
Activated: water
Not Activated:  unleaded gasoline, synthetic gasoline, diesel, JP-8 fuel.

Comments:
Evaluation also covered quantitative leak location.
TT502, TT5000 Fuel Sensing cable is not reusable.
Lower detection limit is calculated at MER only, and cable is assumed to be equally or more sensitive at shorter lengths.
***California regulations require sensors to be tested annually to verify proper operation. The detector is not reusable and must be replaced after contact with hydrocarbons.

 

Tyco Thermal Controls LLC

Evaluator:  Carnegie Mellon Research Institute

300 Constitution Dr.

Tel:  (412) 268-3495

Menlo Park, CA 94025-1164

Dates of Evaluation:  05/15/92, 12/20/95, 02/20/98

Tel:  (800) 545-6258

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