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November Newsletter

Thu, November 01, 2012 - 10:51:00

Centre Tank Services' well received newsletter has this month discussed a potential problem facing heating oil customers. When the winter months hit and the weather harshens, there are sometimes disruptions to fuel delivers leaving some heating oil customers out in the cold. The government and consumer groups are campaigning for those at risk to 'Buy Oil Early' to limit the impact the harsh...

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The Issue of Diluted AdBlue®

Wed, October 24, 2012 - 7:04:03

A potential problem facing the consumers of AdBlue® is the issue of dilution. By definition, Diesel Exhaust Fluid or AdBlue®, is comprised of 32.5% urea and 67.5% deionised water. However, in order to obtain a greater mark up when selling AdBlue® on, there may be room for adding more of the water, and consequently diluting the AdBlue.

Ensuring that you are not buying diluted fluid is...

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CTS Move into the Flammable Liquid Market

Mon, October 08, 2012 - 11:30:32

ATEX Pumps

As of 1st July 2003, the ATEX directive made it an EU mandatory requirement that equipment used within an “explosive environment” satisfies certain stringent criteria.  This means that if you are dispensing fuel within a risk area, an ATEX approved fuel transfer pump must be used to prevent sources of ignition.

This last year, our sales team have received an increasing amount of enquiries...

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Rural Crime Survey Announces Agri-Theft Rise

Wed, September 26, 2012 - 11:03:26

Agri-theft has risen to an annual estimated total of £52.7 million, according to the recently published NFU Mutual Rural Crime Survey. This 6% increase on the previous year has come about despite a fall in tractor thefts. Thieves’ focus on tractors and larger equipment appears to have moved to metal, chemicals and fuel; the objects rising up the agri-theft “league table”.

The theft of...

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Remote Tank Level Monitoring - A Solution

Thu, September 20, 2012 - 11:09:00

October's newsletter focuses on a problem that can be experienced by remote heating oil tank owners, in particular holiday home owners. For these, running out of heating oil may go much further beyond the inconvenience of having a cold shower. In the winter months when it is likely that the holiday home or cottage may be unoccupied, running out of heating oil may result in pipes around the...

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AdBlue® Contaminated Diesel – The Issue

Tue, September 11, 2012 - 8:14:00

AdBlue Nozzle with Miss-filling Device

We all know how easy it can be to mistakenly put petrol into your diesel car, so it’s no surprise that a similar thing has been known to happen with AdBlue®! Some vehicles come with safeguards to prevent this from happening, but for those that don’t there is a danger of miss-filling.

Accidently dispensing AdBlue® into your vehicle’s diesel tank can cause some quite serious problems. AdBlue®...

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CTS Newsletter

Tue, August 28, 2012 - 12:15:00

CTS Newsletter

This month has seen the first of Centre Tank Services' newsletters distributed to customers. Full of new products, company information and news from the fuel dispensing and fluid handling industry, the CTS newsletter aims to keep our customers in the know! 

This month's newsletter, which focuses on the problem of "bugs in fuel", highlights the importance of removing water from a fuel...

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A Handy Guide to Our Site

Thu, July 26, 2012 - 9:48:09

A user friendly and easy to navigate website was one of the first tick boxes on our new website checklist, and we have taken a lot of time to ensure it’s just that! To make sure we don’t fall at the last hurdle, we have made this introductory guide that will give you a tour of the new CTS site and all of its useful tools.

Finding what you need

We’ve all been there when you’re looking...

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CTS Website Launch

Thu, July 26, 2012 - 9:45:46

After months of solid work and the CTS marketing department dreaming of websites, the launch is finally here! Welcome to our brand new site! Customers are now able to place their orders online, as well as have instant access to all the latest product and technical information.

Despite only being launched today, we have already updated the site to add the Piusi Pitstop Diesel Pump – a sign...

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