Important warnings and safeguards – Gasboy 25 User Manual

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MDE-4452 Pump Models 25 and 26 Mounting Instructions · April 2005

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Gasoline and petroleum products are flammable. To avoid injury or death to persons or damage to equipment or property, follow these
listed warnings and other warnings and precautions outlined in this manual when installin

g, using, or working around this equipment.

Check with Gasboy Technical Services for compatibility of liquids with pump materials.


All produc

ts must be installed by a qualified

installer and used in conformance with all

building, fire, and environmental codes and

other safety requirements applicable to its

installation and use, including, but not

limited to, NFPA 30, NFPA 30A, NFPA

395 & NFPA 7

0. A qualified installer is

familiar with fuel systems installations

under the above stated building, fire, and

environmental codes and other safety

requirements for the particular type of


This product is only part of a fuel dispensing


em and additional equipment and

accessories, such as, but not limited to,

breakaway connectors, shear valves,

pressure regulators, flow limiters, and other

safety devices may be necessary to meet the

applicable codes.

For maximum safety, we recommend that


employees be trained as to the location and

procedure for turning off power to the entire

system. Instructions regarding proper

operation of the equipment along with the

appropriate safety warnings should be

posted in plain view at the fuel island.

Before performing service or maintenance

(including changing of fuel filters or

strainers) or in the event of a fuel spill, turn

off and lock out all power to the system. In



powered pumps, disconnect power

source. In submersible pump applications


turn off and lock out power at the master

panel and close any impact valves to the

submersible pump and any other dispensers

which use that submersible pump. AC

power can feed back into a shut



dispenser when dispensers share a common

submersible pum

p or starter relay. Also

block islands so no vehicles can pull up to

the dispenser when performing maintenance

on the dispenser.

DO NOT use Teflon tape for any pipe
threads in the product.

DO NOT use consumer pumps for pumping
fuel or additives into ai rcraft.

DO NOT use commercial pumps for direct
fueling of aircraft without filters and
separators necessary to ensure product

DO NOT use where sanitary design is
required (for food products for human
consumption) or with water -based liquids.

DO NOT smoke near the pump or when
using the pump.

DO NOT use near open flame or electrical
equipment which may ignite fumes.

DO NOT permit the dispensing of gasoline
or other petroleum products into a vehicle
with its motor running.

DO NOT permit the disp ensing of gasoline
or other petroleum products into unapproved
containers or into approved containers in or
on vehicles including trucks. All containers
must be filled on the ground to prevent static
discharge. Always use Approved and Listed
hoses and no zzles with electric pumps and

DO NOT block open the nozzle in any
manner. Nozzles shall conform to UL and
NFPA code requirements for attended or
unattended service.

DO ensure that the pump is equipped with
proper filters based on the product being
dispensed and its intended use.

DO wear safety goggles and protective
clothes when dispensing any liquid which
may be potentially harmful or hazardous.

DO keep all parts of body and loose clothing
clear of belts, pulleys, and other exposed
moving parts at all times.

DO require washing and changing of clothes
if fuel is spilled on a person or his/her
clothing. Keep away from open flames,
sparks, or people smoking.

DO provide a receptacle for catching
product from pump/meter when servicing.

DO clean up product spills on the driveway.
Turn off and lock out all power prior to

DO ensure pump is properly grounded.

DO ensure hose is compatible with fluid
being dispensed.

DO inspect hose, nozzle, and pump on a
regular basis for wear, damag e, or other
conditions which may create a safety or
environmental hazard.

DO make sure all pipe threads are properly
cut and the inside reamed to remove burrs.
Use UL classified gasoline


compound on all joints of gasoline handling
piping. Seal

ing compound must also be

resistant to Gasohol (Ethanol and Methanol).
Use gasoline


resistant pipe compound on

male threads only;

pipe compound used on

female threads can be squeezed into the
supply line where it can enter the product
stream and become lo

dged in the pump or


DO ensure that junction box covers are in
place and properly tightened. Mating
surfaces between the box and cover must be
free of dirt, nicks, and scratches. Properly
plug all unused entries into the junction box.

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