Product Guides

The ultimate guide to oil tank heating systems: busting the myths & weighing up the costs
28 June 2022
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The ultimate guide to oil tank heating systems: busting the myths & weighing up the costs

Over four million properties in the UK aren’t connected to the gas mains. The most common solution is an oil tank heating system. Despite many perceived negatives of using an oil tank, the people using them in their property will be benefitting in several ways. If you are on the fence about using an oil tank, let us settle a few of those concerns while giving you a few things to consider.

UN approved: but what does it mean?
21 June 2022
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UN approved: but what does it mean?

If you’re storing or transporting potentially harmful chemicals, ensuring that they’re kept safely is paramount. If you’re thinking of buying an IBC, then checking it is United Nations (UN) approved is a great first step to getting the right IBC for your needs. Here is all you need to know about UN approval certificates:

The ultimate guide to spill containment
11 May 2022
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The ultimate guide to spill containment

Spill containment kits may not be used that often by your business, but they can be a crucial part of your disaster recovery kit. Containing a spill can save you lots of money so it is important that you make sure you have the right kit and that it is in good working order.

IBC
30 November 2021
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The difference between grade A and grade B reconditioned IBCs: How to choose what is right for you

IBC’s can be complicated. Which one should you buy? Brand new or reconditioned? To add further confusion, we sell what are called grade A reconditioned IBCs and grade B reconditioned IBCs. This can cause extra confusion when it comes to knowing what these are and what they are suitable for.
What pump is best for your job?
30 November 2021
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What pump is best for your job?

There are a lot of decisions that go into buying the right pump for your needs. You might think one pump is fine for all jobs, but don’t be fooled, you need to consider several factors that will affect your decision.
What Type of Pump Do I Need?
3 March 2020
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What Type of Pump Do I Need?

A pump is a mechanical device that is used to effectively transport liquids, solids or a combination of the two - commonly known as slurries
IBC uses & applications - What can an IBC be used for?
7 November 2019
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IBC uses & applications - What can an IBC be used for?

A look into the wide variety of bulk storage and transportation uses for liquids, granules and powders that IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) provide.
50,000 Litre Tank Installation - Case Study
19 September 2019
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50,000 Litre Tank Installation - Case Study

In February 2014, we completed a full supply and installation service for a 50,000 litre coated galvanised steel tank in Dunblane, Scotland.
Oil Tanks - FAQ
17 September 2019
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Oil Tanks - FAQ

“How can I fill the tank with oil?” “How are your tanks manufactured?” and your other frequently asked questions regarding our range of Bunded Oil Tanks.
Oil Tank Installation - OFTEC Requirements
17 September 2019
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Oil Tank Installation - OFTEC Requirements

Ensure your oil tank installation complies with OFTEC guidelines around tank location, base and ground support, and fire separation distances by following this helpful guide.
Baffled Water Tanks - FAQ
7 August 2019
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Baffled Water Tanks - FAQ

Frequent questions regarding our Baffled Water Tanks, including “What is a Baffled Water Tank?” and “What size Baffled Water Tank should I choose?”
Water Bowsers - FAQ
8 July 2019
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Water Bowsers - FAQ

“What is a Water Bowser?” “What weight can I legally tow?” and other common questions around our range of towable Water Bowsers
GRP Tanks - FAQ
8 July 2019
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GRP Tanks - FAQ

Common questions about our GRP Tanks, including “What does GRP stand for?” and “Are GRP Tanks suitable for storing drinking water?”
Underground Tanks - FAQ
5 July 2019
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Underground Tanks - FAQ

“How deep can I bury my water tank?” “Can I drive over my tank once it is installed?” and your other Underground Tanks questions.
Potable or Non-Potable - What's the difference?
2 July 2019
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Potable or Non-Potable - What's the difference?

Advice on the difference between Potable and Non-Potable water tanks, and how to ensure you purchase the right classification of tank for your intended use.
Choosing the right IBC - New, Reconditioned or Rebottled?
28 June 2019
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Choosing the right IBC - New, Reconditioned or Rebottled?

Exploring the defining properties, features and common uses of New, Reconditioned and Rebottled IBCs, and the recommended IBC type for different industries.