If you are unsure of your responsibility as a fuel retailer you may want to check out the Inspection of Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Dispensers Bulletin. Find out more about the Weights and Measures Act and how it may apply to you as a retailer.
If you would like some more information on getting your gas pumps certified call MI Petro at 403-266-5558. MI Petro will be doing certifications and calibrations in the majority of Western Canada; please call for more information. If MI Petro is not able to help you out with the certification of the gas pumps on your site, we can recommend another Weights and Measures certified ASP in your area.
What do you need to know about getting your pumps certified? Please read on for more important information about the certification of your gas pumps.
1. How long will it take to get the certification of your Gas Pumps done?
- As an example; if you have 4 gas pumps the job will take approximately 6 to 8 hours, providing all is up to standard.
- That depends on how many gas pumps you have and your geographical location; call for pricing information.
- Decals are worn out or not legible - can't be certified.
- Leaky nozzles and hoses - have to be fixed.
- Pumping Slow - need to change filters.
- Might need to change Flow Restrictor - Max allowed by Government to pump is 38 L /min.
- Segments in price and liters must be visible and clear.
- If a pump is found to be off it must be calibrated.