Figure 2.35 Removing Monitor
2.5.8 Removing the Free-Water Test Pad for Undissolved Water Testing
NOTE: To maximize the accuracy of the reading, the free water test pad should
be read within 3 minutes of initiating the sampling.
Disassemble the stainless steel monitor (pry off the top with the
back end of the tweezers) and using the tweezer tips, gently remove the
Place the pad between two dry, clean paper towels. Using the heel
of your hand, press the layers firmly (with approximately 5 pounds of
pressure) three or four times to blot excess fluids.
NOTE: A pad that is not properly blotted will result in a low reading because the
excess fuel will absorb part of the ultraviolet light and decrease flourescence.
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