News: tagged "Guides And Advice"

Beat the fuel thieves this winter by using our oil tank security checklist!

Fri, September 20, 2019 - 9:09:00

The cold mornings we’ve woken up to this week are a clear indication that our great British summer is over and autumn is fast approaching. With that in mind, the time has also arrived for heating oil users’ to start thinking about getting their fuel tanks filled, ready for the colder temperatures and harsher weather conditions to come. 

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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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How to spot a Piusi fake before it’s too late!

Wed, August 14, 2019 - 1:29:00

Piusi Copies

With copies of Piusi equipment becoming increasingly available in the Far East, it’s no wonder that they’ve now made their way overseas and onto European/UK supplier websites too. Much to our surprise though, these copies are actually being bought by customers – whether it’s knowingly by those…

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Get the Best AdBlue™ Pump for Your Needs!

Fri, August 02, 2019 - 10:20:00

AdBlue IBC & Drums

Unlike a loaf of bread or a new t shirt, an AdBlue™ pump isn’t something you’d usually find yourself buying on a regular basis. Therefore, selecting the one you need can seem like a minefield, especially when you consider that there are around 50 AdBlue™ pump product lines to choose from…

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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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13 Products to Avoid a Refuelling Disaster!

Tue, April 17, 2018 - 8:21:00

Products for preventing refuelling disasters

If you work within the fuel storage and refuelling industry, having the necessary products in use is important to prevent any disasters from happening. For those that don’t have the necessary equipment for use in the industry, there are three main types of problems that can occur:

• Pollution caused by overfilling

• Theft and/or loss of fuel

• Costly…

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

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

Do you have a fuel storage tank on site? 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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Why You Shouldn’t Accept Anything Less than Piusi!

Mon, October 09, 2017 - 11:00:00

If you deal with refuelling equipment you will have heard of Piusi as the leading manufacturer of diesel, oil and AdBlue handling products. It’s no surprise that because of this, their most popular products such as the battery kit, Panther pumps, K33 and K24 flow meters are being copied and sold cheaply – meaning lower…

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Lock Away Fill Points, Without Locking Away Level Readings!

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

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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