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CTS Pumps to Aid Flood Recovery

Tue, November 27, 2012 - 2:47:08

2” Petrol Engine Driven Water Pump

After a few days of almost solid torrential rain, floods have devastated some parts of the UK. To this point, more than 800 homes have flooded thanks to the freak weather England has been experiencing this week. And still now the Environment Agency are continuing to issue flood warning across the country. The Emergency Services, as well as independent organisations and home owners have been...

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Centre Tank Services’ Month of Celebrations

Fri, November 02, 2012 - 1:15:45

This month sees Centre Tank Services celebrate two very special anniversaries. Not only is it our 25th year as supplier to the fuel dispensing and fluid handling industry, it is Trevor Bank's 20th year as a well valued member of our Technical department.

Trevor is an absolute fountain of knowledge when it comes to pretty much anything in our industry, which is why he is the person both...

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CTS Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer

Fri, November 02, 2012 - 10:04:05

To raise awareness and fundraise for breast cancer, the Centre Tank Services' office 'wore it pink' for a day! 

Our resident pink lady Claire (the one in the Tu-Tu!!) has done something for breast cancer charities every year since her mother-in-law was diagnosed with the illness in 2004, and this year we all got on board! 

Last year 'Wear it Pink Day' raised over £2 million for breast...

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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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