News: tagged "Fuel Storage"

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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Lock Away Fill Points, Without Locking Away Level Readings!

Thu, August 31, 2017 - 1:52:00

CTS Fill Point Cabinet

Have you ever wondered how you’re meant to take tank level readings, if your fuel tank fill point cabinet is closed with the gauge locked inside? If not, you’re now probably asking yourself that exact question, and you’ll be wondering what the answer is too. But don’t worry just yet because the answer’s simple, and you can find out how in this article!

Locking…

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Don’t Allow “Bugs” in Your Fuel Tank to Cause You Costly Downtime!

Wed, August 16, 2017 - 10:35:00

Fuel Tank Recirculation Unit

Imagine you come to use your fuel tank and there’s a problem – the fuel has gone stagnant and contamination is stopping the system from working. Think of the inconvenience and cost downtime alone would cause you, never mind any repairs needed to the equipment the fuel has passed through. Say you’re a hospital, a data centre, a bank or a university, the electricity goes down and…

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The importance of dealing with a spill

Fri, March 04, 2016 - 1:37:00

Dealing with a spill

Oils, fuels and chemicals are often used in industrial environments, in areas where workshops and garages are found and in places where tanks containing these fluids are kept. Therefore, there is potential for spills to occur.

With so many people all over the world using, working with, or in possession of these fluids, it’s vital that when a spill occurs, it’s dealt with correctly…

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