Bottom Loading. Method of filling tank trucks or tank cars
through a tight connection at the bottom.
Breakaway Coupling. Coupling designed to part easily with a
moderate pull with a dry-break from both directions.
Breathing. The movement of vapors into or out of a container
because of natural cyclical heating and cooling.
BS&W. Common abbreviation for bottom sediment and water as
found in the bottom of fuel tanks, also; a type of sampling
British thermal unit.
Bulk Storage Tank. Storage tank for fuel normally received by
pipeline, tank truck, or tank car.
Common expression referring to heavy residual boiler
Calibration. Adjustment of the scale of a graduated device to
meet an established standard, especially applicable to the
determined by a standard measure.
Catalyst. A substance that provokes or accelerates chemical
reactions without itself being altered.
Cathodic Protection. A method for preventing the corrosion of
metals by electrolysis.
Centistokes. A centistoke (cSt) is equal to 1 millimeter
squared per second.
develops liquid pressure by imparting centrifugal force.
Centrifugal Separator. A rotating device which separates
liquids of different density by centrifugal force, a form of
Code of Federal Regulations.