The regulations do not define computer-controlled in-line blending. Generally, EPA will consider an in-line blending operation to be adequate if it has sophisticated computer monitoring and recording of all relevant data generated during the batch. These systems would also include computer control and adjustment of the blend properties during production depending on other parameters. In-line blending systems vary with regard to degree of automation. As a result, the sufficiency of any particular system will have to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.(7/1/94)
This question and answer is posted at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf. The original was posted in the Q&A posted on 7/1/94 which can found at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/rfg_qa.htm" See Question ID 3857 for RFG (Taken from the first question on http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf)
What is the definition of "computer-controlled in-line blending"?
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