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PRE-FABRICATED AST FUELING SYSTEM

PART 1 GENERAL

1.1 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Provide factory assembled and integrated AST Fueling systems with spill
containment deck , pre-wired and plumbed suction pumps, factory installed vents,
valves and appurtenances. This specification requires that the system design,
manufacture, and integration to be the responsibility of one specialized supplier in
order to maintain quality through the steps of procurement, manfuacturer,
integration, painting, and field installation. Non-factory assembled, pre-wired, and
finished substitutions are not acceptable and will not be considered for this project.

1.2 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

A. Comply with applicable code requirements and the following criteria. In case of
conflict, the more stringent requirements shall govern.

B. For FLAMESHIELD based designs, the Double Walled Steel AST body will meet
U.L. 142, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable
and Combustible Liquids. For FIREGUARD based designs.AST body, in addition to
U.L. 142, will also meet U.L. 2085, Underwriters Laboratories 2 Hour Fire Rating's
Standard for Insulated Aboveground Storage Tanks for Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

C. National Fire Protection Association: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code.
(NFPA 30 ) & Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages Code (NFPA
30A)

D. National Electric Code (NEC), Article 513

E. NFPA 70 National Electric Code.

F. Southwest Research Institute SWRi 97-04 fire resistant tank performance
standard.

G. PEI/RP200-92 - Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage
Systems

K. ASTM A36 - Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.

L. ASTM A53 - Standard Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-
Coated, Welded and Seamless.

M. AWS D1.1 - Structural Welding Code - Steel.

1.3 SUBMITTALS

A. PRODUCT DATA:

1. Manufacturer/Supplier’s product information and installation manual.

2. Submit complete Installation instruction manual as published by the
prefabricated AST fueling system’s manufacturer/supplier.

B. SHOP DRAWINGS:

1. Show details, sizes and dimensions, anchorage locations and accessory
items.

2. Furnish setting diagrams for anchorage installation as required.

3. Where required by local jurisdiction, provide manufacturer’s part numbers, of
integrated components, to facilitate permitting requirements of the AST
system.

4. Manufacturer/Supplier to receive owner approval of shop drawings prior to
fabrication.

C. CERTIFICATIONS:

1. Certification: Each AST body shall bear the Southwest Research Institute 97-
04 label for Secondary Containment Aboveground Tank for Flammable
Liquids.

1.4 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. The physical tank manufacturer to have a minimum of 30 years experience in the
design, engineering and fabrication of steel tanks, and must offer these turn-key
services to complete this section of work. All auxiliary components necessary to be
integrated into the complete AST system shall be installed in the manufacturing
facility of the primary tank component. Secondary shop integration is not permissible to
create a finished system.

B. The Installation contractor shall to hold required state license/ certifications and appropriate experience.
specializing in installation of petroleum equipment and fueling systems. They shall
be properly licensed as required by local jurisdictions, and provide evidence of a
minimum 5 years successful experience performing work of this nature

C. Only field technicians who have 2+ years petroleum equipment installation field
experience, and have received training from system manufacturer shall perform the
installation and start-up of this system.

D. Welding: All welding for system configuration to be performed in a factory
environment. Field welding of components is not permissible to create a finished
system. Welding in accordance with applicable recommendations of the American
Welding Society.

E. Tolerances: Coordinate fabrication and installation of AST Fueling systems with
adjacent building construction and verify critical dimensions, clearances, E.S.O.
location and setbacks to ensure accurate installation.

1.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

A. Storage and Protection: Ideally delivery should be coordinated to allow crane
offloading and placement in prepared and final location minimizing the need for
double handling. Keep AST system protected from physical damage caused by
other construction activities.

1.6 PROJECT SITE CONDITIONS

A. Field Measurements: Owner’s General Contractor will provide guaranteed field
measurements if schedule does not allow for physical dimensioning. Otherwise field
verify horizontal and vertical dimensions, clearances, and setbacks of spaces where
AST Fueling System will be installed prior to fabrication of AST system under this
section.

PART 2 PRODUCTS

2.1 SUPPLIER

A. Acceptable Supplier: EZ Fuel & Tank Solutions;3883 Rogers Bridge Rd., #205-A,
Duluth, GA 30097 . TEL: (770) 232-9090. FAX (770) 232-9270. Email:
info@ezfuel.com www.ezfuel.com.

B. Equals: Only as approved by architect/engineer prior to bid date.

2.2 MATERIALS

A. Steel For Tank Body: Only new material shall be used in the manufacturing
process, and the manufacturer shall ensure that the material used meets all
appropriate specifications and quality assurance requirements.

B. Steel Pipe: Only new material shall be used in the manufacturing process, and the
manufacturer shall ensure that the material used meets all appropriate specifications
and quality assurance requirements.

C. Fasteners and Accessories: Provide all necessary hardware, accessories and
incidental materials required for complete factory integration/fabrication of AST
fueling system.

D. Welding Materials: Conform to AWS code and AWS filler metal specifications for
material being welded.

E. Primer: Amercoat 68HS - Zinc based epoxy primer, by Ameron, certified to be
compatible with finish coats specified in section 09900.

F. Finish Paint: Amershield - Armor coat finish in light tan, high-gloss polyurethane, by
Ameron, certified to be compatible with finish coats specified in section 09900.

G. Integrated Components: Dispensers/Pumps, Valves, Vents, Fill Box, and other
components necessary for a complete system to be incorporated as outlined on
project specific parts list. All vents and valves must be factory installed to maintain
strict quality control standards.

2.3 CUSTOM PRE-FABRICATED AST FUELING SYSTEM

A. GENERAL:

1. All fabrication and integration of tank, spill containment deck and components,
to be completed in a factory environment. Field assembly to be limited to the
final assembly of vent riser, calibration of clock gauge, and installation tie-in of
monitoring options, as well as field start-up and calibration activities outlined
in this section.

2. Electrical conduits and wiring to be installed in factory setting, preparing AST
system for final connection to electrical service stub up on project location. All
dispensers, pumps, solenoids, to be pre-wired at factory to facilitate site
installation.

3. Upon factory installation and integration of all components. A two coat,
factory finish to be applied. Primer and finish coat to be Ameron as per
specification as outlined earlier in this section.

B. SYSTEM CONFIGURATION: Please reference drawings for system configuration
views. Note that the following list details the primary components necessary for
system configuration. All attaching hardware, steel, pipe, and other materials not
specifically mentioned, yet required for a functioning system, are to be included as
part of the factory turn-key system.

AST System #1 DIESEL

1. Capacity and Product

a. Nominal capacity of the tank shall be 12,000 Gallons

b. Product to be stored and dispensed: Diesel

2. Factory welded Low-profile steel pump platforms with built-in spill containment
bin to be installed on one end.

3. Dispenser/Pumps/Control Box with Hose and Nozzle

a. Red Jacket Submersible Turbine Pump, 3/4HP, QTY 1

b. Gasboy Mechanical Display Dispenser, 9153KXTW1 Stainless Steel
Option for Lower Panels QTY 1

c. Red Jacket IQ Controller, Pump Control Box QTY 1

d. Husky High-Speed nozzle with automatic shutoff QTY 2

e. Hose 10’ x 1” QTY 2

f. Catlow 1” swivel/breakaway combo QTY 2

g. Exterior Filter kit, with hydro-sorb filter

4. Standard Features

a. Observation ladder (rung style) to allow visual tank top inspections.

b. Factory piping of product lines, vents, valves, and electrical conduit.

c. Factory Finish (2 part primer and final coat) of Ameron product.

5. Optional Features

a. Factory Welded Protective Rain Hood with Light.

b. High Hose Retractor and 20’ length hose.

c. Robert Shaw Wireless Inventory Monitoring System.

6. Valve and Trim Components List

a. Fabricated bottom fill assembly with 15 gallon spill bin.

b. 24” Man Way

c. 8” Emergency Vents (Morrison Bros 244M)

d. Interstitial Vent (Morrison Bros 244M)

e. Working Vent (Morrison Bros 354)

f. Clock Gauge with overfill Alarm and Acknowledgement Switch (Morrison Bros 918)

g. Automatic Overfill Shut-Off Valve (Morrison Bros 9095)

h. Interstitial Pop-Up Gauge (Kreuger At-A-Glance).

i. Solenoid Valves (Morrison Bros 710-220V)

j. Steel Lifting Lugs With 2:1 Safety Factor

k. Spare Openings

l. NFPA Decal Kit

m. 10lb BC Fire Extinguisher.

AST System #2 UNLEADED

7. Capacity and Product

a. Nominal capacity of the tank shall be 12,000 Gallons

b. Product to be stored and dispensed: Unleaded.

8. Factory welded Low-profile steel pump platforms with built-in spill containment
bin to be installed on one end.

9. Dispenser/Pumps/Control Box with Hose and Nozzle

a. Red Jacket Submersible Turbine Pump, 1.5HP P150S1, QTY 1

b. Gasboy Mechanical Display Dispenser, 9152KXTW1, Stainless Steel
Option for Lower Panels QTY 1

c. Red Jacket IQ Controller, Pump Control Box QTY 1

d. Husky High-Speed nozzle with automatic shutoff QTY 2

e. Hose 10’ x 3/4” QTY 2

f. Catlow 3/4” swivel/breakaway combo QTY 2

g. Exterior Filter kit, with hydro-sorb filter

10. Standard Features

a. Observation ladder (rung style) to allow visual tank top inspections.

b. Factory piping of product lines, vents, valves, and electrical conduit.

c. Factory Finish (2 part primer and final coat) of Ameron product.

11. Optional Features

a. Factory Welded Protective Rain Hood with Light.

b. Robert Shaw Wireless Inventory Monitoring System.

12. Valve and Trim Components List

a. Fabricated bottom fill assembly with 15 gallon spill bin and Stage1 VR.

b. 24” Man Way

c. 8” Emergency Vents (Morrison Bros 244M)

d. Interstitial Vent (Morrison Bros 244M)

e. Working Vent (Morrison Bros 354)

f. Clock Gauge with overfill Alarm and Acknowledgement Switch (Morrison Bros 918)

g. Automatic Overfill Shut-Off Valve (Morrison Bros 9095)

h. Interstitial Pop-Up Gauge (Kreuger At-A-Glance).

i. Solenoid Valves (if suction pumps) (Morrison Bros 710-220V)

j. Steel Lifting Lugs With 2:1 Safety Factor

k. Spare Openings

l. NFPA Decal Kit

m. 10lb BC Fire Extinguisher.

C. PHYSICAL TANK BODY

1. Only new material shall be used in the manufacturing process, and the
manufacturer shall ensure that the material used meets all appropriate
specifications and quality assurance requirements.

2. Minimal material thickness of the tank(s) shall be per UL-142 requirements.

3. Loading Conditions: Tanks shall meet the following design criteria.

a) Internal Load: Tank shall withstand an air pressure test of 3-5 psi.

b) Tank(s) shall be designed to support accessory equipment integration
such as ladders, pumps, floating suction, etc. when installed according to
manufacturer's instructions and limitations.

4. Product Storage Requirements

a). Tank(s) shall be capable of storing liquids with a specific gravity up to 1.0.

b). Tank(s) is designed for operation at atmospheric pressure only. Both inner
and outer tanks shall have openings of sufficient size to meet normal and
emergency venting requirements stated in U.L. 142, and NFPA.

2.4 SHOP CLEANING AND FINISHING

A. AST Components: Completely remove oil, grease, dirt, mill scale, rust, corrosion
products, oxides, paint or other foreign matter from surface of steel and trim
components.

B. Shop Primer: Immediately after shop fabrication and cleaning, spray apply primer to
a minimum dry film thickness as recommended by manufacturer, but not less than
2.0 mils. After allowing primer coat to properly dry, follow paint manufacturer’s
instructions for finish coat application.

PART 3 EXECUTION

3.1 EXAMINATION

A. Do not begin AST system installation until substrates and adjacent construction
have been properly constructed. Verify concrete tank pad, electrical service stub
ups, ESO location, bollard/barrier installation, clearances, setbacks, and other site
related work that have impact to fueling system

B. If unsatisfactory conditions are encountered, notify Owner/Architect in writing. Do
not proceed until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.

C. Notify Manufacturer of any detail or design deviations as may be determined by site
conditions.

3.2 FUEL TANK INSTALLATION

A. Install AST systems in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations,
and applicable fire and environmental codes. State and local permits shall be
obtained prior to installation.

B. AST Fueling System shall be clearly marked on all sides with warning signs:
"FLAMMABLE" or "NO SMOKING", tank volume, product identification, and other
signs as required by local jurisdictions and applicable code.

C. Electrical work shall be rated for hazardous area as required. Tanks shall be
grounded in accordance with electrical codes.

D. The final AST system installation shall be inspected and approved by the supplier or
it’s certified contractor.

3.3 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

A. Under the scope and specification for Site Electrical work, provisions shall provide
for proper electrical system to meet the requirements of the AST fueling system. All
wiring shall be designed and installed per the requirements of NFPA 70. All
necessary branch circuit conduit and wiring shall be installed, providing for a stub-up
at designated location to which the turn-key AST fueling system can be tied. Insure
electrical installation complies with applicable hazardous location requirements.

3.4 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL

A. Perform system inspection as outlined in manufacturer’s installation manual.

B. Test fueling distribution in accordance with NFPA 30 and other applicable codes.
Properly dispose of any fuel generated in adherance to environmental regulations.

C. Submit field installation inspection report to manufacturer and owners
representative.

D. The final AST system installation shall be inspected and approved by the supplier or
its certified contractor.

3.5 SYSTEM ACTIVATION

A. Prior to activating the AST system perform the following procedure:

1. Flush system piping with grade of fuel to be used by owner to remove any
debris and foreign matter in piping prior to filling tank for the first time.

2. Service all system filters and screens and dispose of fuel in accordance with
EPA and NFPA regulations after flushing.

3. Open valves to correct position for system operation.

3.6 OPERATIONAL TRAINING

A. Perform training of owner’s personnel per the materials included with the AST
system manufacturer’s installation manual.

B. Review local requirements for system inspection, reporting, and registration, as well
as administrative paperwork requirements.

C. Review maintenance considerations such as filter replacement with owner’s
representative.

3.7 ADJUSTING AND CLEANING

A. Touch-up any abraded areas with the application of same coating used for shop
primer and finish. Manufacturer to include sufficient quantity of primer and finish
coats for this purpose.

B. Repair or replace damaged components.

END OF SECTION