Section I. OPERATING PROCEDURES
If equipment fails to operate refer to
troubleshooting procedures in Chapter
3. This section furnishes the operator
with the necessary information for
dispensing the fuel or water, stopping
operation and preparing the empty drum
2-2. Operating Controls.
a. Coupler Valve Assembly Handwheel. The
handwheel (fig. 2-1) is a manual control which is us-
ed to open and close the coupler valve assembly.
Turn the handwheel clockwise to close the coupler
valve assembly and stop the flow of product. Turn
the handwheel counterclockwise to open the
coupler valve assembly and start the flow of pro-
The check valve located in the check
valve assembly adapter opens and
closes automatically with the coupler
Pressure Control Fill and Stop Buttons.
(1) Fill Button. The FILL button (fig. 2-2) is a
push-type manual control which is used to change
the flow of fuel in the pressure control to open the
cycling valve. Push the FILL button to start the
flow of fuel through the pressure control.
(2) Stop Button. The STOP button (fig. 2-2) is
a push-type manual control which is used to
change the flow of fuel in the pressure control to
close the cycling valve. Push the STOP button to
stop the flow of fuel through the pressure control.
2-3. Dispensing Fuel.
Do not dispense gasoline to a vehicle on
which the engine is operating. Be certain
the nozzle of the dispensing hose is pro-
perly bonded to the vehicle being filled
prior to beginning the transfer opera-
tion. Do not allow smoking within 100
feet (30.5 meters) of the dispensing area.
Post NO SMOKING signs around the
area. Avoid getting gasoline on the body
if clothing becomes
saturated with gasoline, remove the
clothing immediately and wash the body
with hot soapy water and soak clothing
in soapy water. Avoid spillage of
gasoline. If spillage of gasoline occurs,
cover the area with dry soil to reduce the
rate of vaporization. Be certain a
suitable fire extinguisher is present and
that it is properly charged and position-
ed so as to be readily available in case of
Assure hose assembly and pressure con-
trol have been properly connected and
pump assembly properly setup for
operation prior to dispensation of
a. Open the coupler valve assembly by turning
the handwheel (fig. 2-1) counterclockwise.
b. Start the pump assembly.
c. Dispense product directly from hose
Push down on the end of the drum to
remove maximum amount of product
from the drum being emptied.
Preparing the Empty Fuel Drum for Transit.
Stop the pump assembly.
b. Turn handwheel (fig. 2-1) clockwise to close
c. Disconnect the coupler valve assembly from
the check valve assembly adapter.
d. Place the dust cap on the adapter.
The empty drum is now ready to be plac-
ed on a suitable carrier.
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