(6) Deadman control, electronic for Army, Navy,
and Marine Corps. projects and hydraulic for Air Force
(7) Compatibility with signal from electronic,
self checking high-level shutoff device. (This unit is
optional on Air Force projects. Contact the Service
Headquarters for guidance.)
h) Mechanical loading arm. The preferred device is
an aluminum or stainless steel counterbalanced mechanical
loading arm. As an option, with the approval of Service
Headquarters, use a loading hose approximately 10 feet (3 m)
long, 3 or 4-inch (75 or 100 mm) nominal diameter, and meeting
requirements of API. A spiral protective device (slinky) may
be installed around the hose. House the hose in a covered
hose tray to protect from ultraviolet damage. Install with a
stainless steel in-line repairable swivel.
i) Dry-break fueling nozzle of size and type
compatible with truck-loading connections (coded for product
use, if more than one type of fuel is issued).
j) Non-lubricated aluminum or stainless steel inline
repairable swivel if hose is used.
k) Sample outlet with a 3/8-inch (10 mm) diameter
sample point with probe, ball valve, and quick disconnect at
each position for each product line.
l) A self-monitoring, automatic, high-level shutoff
system with a lockable bypass. Provide a single cable
connection to the refueler, which incorporates overfill
shutoff, bonding, grounding, deadman control, and grounding
verification. (This unit is optional on Air Force projects.
Contact the Service Headquarters for guidance.)
m) Low-intensity area lighting, in accordance with
API RP 540, to permit full visibility of all equipment and
controls during night operations.
n) Refer to Section 2 of this handbook for
information on vapor collection and recovery or disposal