1250 litre Petrol Tank

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  • 30 min fire and 30 min thermal protection for tanks up to 2500 litres, giving a full 1 hour fire proofing
  • 2 hour fire proofing and 4 inch certified spring loaded pressure vents for tanks over 2500 litres
  • Fully welded mild steel inner tank with 2.5″ vent pipe and 4″ inlet connection
  • Inlet pipe runs to below the pump suction pipe to create continuous liquid seal
  • Welded mild steel outer tank with bolt on top, hinged lid and bund vent
  • Secure padlock system welded into outer steel tank
  • Steel vent pipe 4.5m high fitted with flash arrestor
  • Hand operated reciprocating pump fitted to top of inner tank. (ATEX approved electric pump options.)
  • Hose, nozzle filter and flow meter fitted to outlet side of hand pump
  • Plastic dipstick with graduations fitted on top of fill point of inner tank
  • Fork lift skids with bolt down connections welded to base of outer tank
  • Earthing strap and bolt plus earth rod fitted to fork lift skids or tank sides
  • Outer tank lid fitted with hydraulic stays for lift assistance and stay open position
  • Flammable liquid warning diamonds on each side of outer tank
  • Petroleum spirit warning sign fitted to front of outer tank, with No Smoking and No Naked Lights warnings
  • Safety instructions and instructions for use on inside of tank lid.
  • All tanks manufactured from only high quality mild steel
  • Design versatility to suit almost every site requirement
  • Minimum 110% bund capacity to comply with regulations
  • Only premium ancillary equipment is fitted
  • Servicable life in excess of 30 years (with regular maintenance)
  • Weatherproof
  • Bunded and Fire Protected storage
  • Designed and built in the UK
  • Safe and legal petrol storage
  • Secure padlock system
  • Easy fuel metering
  • Fork lift ready
  • Hydraulic lid

Training – Both the Midi and the Maxi petrol storage tanks are easy to use and conform to all British safety requirements. However, care needs to be taken when dispensing and receiving fuel to keep spillages to a minimum. Staff training in the safe dispensing of petrol and the receiving of fuel deliveries plus use of the Record and Delivery books to keep proper records can be arranged if required.

Fire Station – Although all tanks from The Petrol Tank Company are fully fire proofed, petrol remains a highly flammable substance. There is a statutory duty of care to ensure fire fighting equipment is easily accessible. The Petrol Tank Company Mini Fire Station consists of two dry powder or foam extinguishers and fire bucket containing fire retardant material on a mobile unit.

Spill Kit – Areas where petrol is handled or stored should be provided with a means of controlling spills to prevent spreading to non-hazardous areas. The Petrol Tank Company provides a very effective solution consisting of a large, clearly labelled, 240 litre wheeled bin containing 8, 3 metre ‘socks’ filled with absorbent material plus 6 bags of loose absorbent material.