Investigation of factors causing leakage at road tanker loading gantry coupler/tanker adaptor interface
New ISBN 9780852933992
Old ISBN 0852933991
Date Published: May 2003
Published by: Energy Institute
This publication provides the report of an investigation commissioned by the IP to enhance the knowledge of the petroleum distribution industry of the mechanical factors which may cause leakage of petroleum product at the interface between the road tanker loading gantry coupler and the road tanker adaptor.
The investigation focused on the mechanical wear that occurs to loading gantry couplers and road tanker adaptors during normal operations, and on providing options that may reduce the frequency of loss of containment incidents.
This new publication describes the results of the investigation. It will be of interest to those involved in the distribution of petroleum products from road loading terminals, and in the manufacture and supply of equipment for use in such operations.