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by Tankerguy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Safe Refueling
Topic: Static grounding
Replies: 6
Views: 6183

Re: Static grounding

Water is not a good ground. What if your boat was floating in pure water? Pure water does not conduct electricity and just maybe why boats with lots of electrical things have anodes. I think when they say earth ground they mean dirt. The anodes are to protect the metal underwater fittings. Inexpens...
by Tankerguy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Construction & Installation
Topic: UST Calibration
Replies: 5
Views: 1533

Re: UST Calibration

Does this calculator help? https://planetcalc.com/1442/
by Tankerguy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Construction & Installation
Topic: Ninty percent level alarm design questions
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Ninty percent level alarm design questions

What is the best way to install an ATG so the 90% alarm will work for more than one tank? The reason for the question is that there are so many ATG systems which will fail to alarm once one tank on the console is triggering a 90% alarm and a second tank reaches a 90% level while the first tank's pro...
by Tankerguy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Compliance & Regulations
Topic: High level alarm recommended practice and codes questions
Replies: 1
Views: 599

High level alarm recommended practice and codes questions

What are the recommended practice and code references regarding high level alarms? The reason for this question is that there are so many ATG systems which will fail to alarm for a second tank once one tank on the console is triggering an alarm. When a second tank reaches a high level while the firs...