Fuelfinder: Remote Leak Detector for Liquid Hydrocarbons

The project's main objective is to develop a portable, hand-held sensor for detection of petroleum product leaks from buried pipelines at stand-off distances up to 30 meters or about 98 feet.


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  • Status: Active
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Merritt, James

  • Performing Organizations:

    Physical Sciences Incorporated

    20 New England Business Center
    Andover, MA  United States  0810-1077
  • Principal Investigators:

    Allen, Mark

  • Start Date: 20100930
  • Expected Completion Date: 20140715
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31203

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01573229
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-10-T-000017
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2015 1:01AM