Figure 2.15 Fitting the Monitor into the
Two-Way Syringe Valve
Preparing the Monitor for Assessment of Particulate
If you are testing the fuel using the Color Comparator Method, refer to the
Aviation Turbine Fuel Contamination Standards contained in the kit.
Using the back of the tweezers, carefully pry off the top of the monitor.
Follow steps 2 through 6 of the Operating Instructions outlined in the booklet to
assess the filters visible solid particle contamination--matching the gradation of
color and determining if the gross particles are acceptable or unacceptable. If the
results are marginal or unacceptable, re-test the fuel using the Gravimetric
If you are testing the fuel using the Gravimetric Method, replace the
monitors protective plugs (top and bottom), label the monitor, wrap it well in
bubble paper or whatever protective covering you prefer, and ship to a
designated laboratory for analysis.
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