News: tagged "Fuel Storage"

Why emergency generators are at the highest risk of fuel contamination?

Thu, March 04, 2021 - 3:52:00

As you’ll know, emergency generators are essential for many industrial plants, data centres and hospitals that rely on an uninterrupted electricity supply. Having a secure power supply not only means that your business can continue without any interruption, but it can be a matter of life or death in hospitals. For these reasons, the reliance on emergency…

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What does cloudy diesel fuel mean and how to fix it?

Wed, December 02, 2020 - 8:41:00

Whether its road diesel or red diesel, your fuel should appear clear and bright. Regardless of it being yellow or red, you should be able to see through it similarly to water. If you have taken a sample of your fuel and wondering why is my diesel cloudy, or maybe worse, it’s lost all transparency and it is now a milky consistency, then it sounds as though you have a problem…

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Water in Fuel: How to spot problematic contaminated diesel fuel symptoms?

Mon, November 30, 2020 - 4:42:00

The topic of fuel contamination, especially water contamination in diesel fuel, is an issue that’s not going away! If you store diesel to refuel your vehicles or machinery, you’ve probably wondered what happens if water gets in your diesel fuel tank? In this article, we are going to explain the symptoms of water contamination and the problems…

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Case File: Piusi Ocio Tank Level Indicator

Fri, May 29, 2020 - 8:19:00

Welcome to the very first of our product case files, where we will be taking an in-depth look into some of the products available from our fuel dispensing, storage tank, AdBlue and lubrication equipment range. We'll be delving into the background, exploring the past and present, and revealing interesting facts about some of our most popular refuelling equipment products.

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3 reasons why not upgrading your tank could be costing you more

Fri, January 17, 2020 - 12:43:00

When it comes to making relatively large outlays for equipment and other business assets, it’s easy to be tempted to try and put it off until you absolutely have to. Our engineers often see this to be the case, with them regularly being called out to service pumps and equipment that really should be replaced on fuel storage tanks that have seen better days. However, in many cases keeping such…

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3 tell-tale signs that your fuel is contaminated

Thu, December 12, 2019 - 11:03:00

Contaminated Fuel

Fuel contamination is a phrase that’s been bandied around for some time now, but it’s an issue that’s not going away! If you store diesel on site, then it’s important to know how to tell if you have a problem and what you can do about it. But first, how does your fuel even get contaminated?...

The increasing bio-content in today’s diesel means that the fuel in…

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SpinSecure Tank Lock – Even you won’t be able to get it off without the key!

Thu, November 21, 2019 - 10:03:00

SpinSecure Tank Lock

Domestic heating oil tanks and commercial diesel tanks are essential for some of you, whether it’s to heat your home or fuel your fleet – but owning a fuel tank also puts you at risk of fuel theft. Due to the increasing value of fuel, those who live in remote communities or leave their sites unoccupied overnight, increase their chances of having their fuel stolen – leaving them…

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The Fuel Tank Maintenance Checklist - Catch problems before they arise!

Thu, September 05, 2019 - 11:26:00

Fuel Tank Maintenance

Fuel tank maintenance is critical for ensuring your site is safe, limiting the likelihood of an oil spill and preventing the costly downtime and inconvenience of not being able to use it if something unexpectedly fails.

Let’s say you’re a haulage company. Your drivers are waiting to refuel before they set out on their deliveries, but the pump has suddenly stopped working. To prevent…

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Dealing with an On-Site Oil Spill: The Do’s & Don’ts

Thu, July 25, 2019 - 9:12:00

Dealing with an oil spill

When you hear the words “oil spill”, you probably picture a disaster news headline where a cargo vessel has leaked thousands of litres of fuel into the sea, alongside pictures of seagulls with black, oil coated feathers. In actual fact, wherever fuel is stored there is a risk of an oil spill, and even if you hold as little as a drum of oil in your workshop, you are responsible for the…

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Your Tank Alarm Solution, Even Just Out of Ear Shot!

Mon, January 29, 2018 - 10:59:00

Remote Fuel Tank Alarm

Are you involved in fuel storage? Whether you are a supplier to the industry or store fuel on site yourself, if your answer is yes than you probably already know that it is best practice to have a tank level alarm fitted. In fact OFTEC regulations recommend that one should be installed as standard on all new tanks.

If you haven’t already, you should be considering a fuel…

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