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Secure Petrol Tanks
Petrol is commonly used for fuelling plant and machinery as well as vehicles. Our range of steel bunded petrol tanks allow you to conveniently store Petrol at your premises and are available in capacities from 975 to 3000 litres. Petrol tanks in this range are available with various options including a choice of pump, flow meter and lockable cabinet.
Tuffa is a leading manufacturer of fuel storage tanks within the UK, specialising in fire-proof options with life expectancies of 30 years. Investing in a petrol tank manufactured by Tuffa is a smart investment that will offer you good return.
Petrol Storage Containers
Tuffa Petrol tanks are supplied with a hand pump for a basic installation process. Other petrol tank pump options include 12 or 240v pumps with or without a mechanical flow meter. A secure cabinet choice is available with the benefits of an increased life expectancy of the equipment as well as improving overall security of the petrol tank.
Browse our range of Tuffa steel petrol storage tanks below.
What Size Petrol Tank Do I Need?
With storage capacities ranging from 975 to 3000 litres, we will have a petrol storage tank that fits your needs. If you require any support or advice in deciding which size petrol tank is right for you, please contact a member of our expert team who will happily offer you the solution to your storage needs.
How Long Does Petrol Last In A Petrol Storage Tank?
Once petrol is placed in a petrol storage tank the fuel only has a few months before the quality starts to fall away. Petrol has a shelf-life of six months if stored in a sealed petrol strage tanks. However, if the petrol is exposed to higher temperatures it can shorten the life expectancy.
How Much Petrol Can You Store In A Domestic Petrol Storage Tank?
According to HSE regulations and the Government, you can store a maximum of 30 litres of petrol in a petrol tank at home or a non-workplace premises. If you would like to store any petrol more in your petrol tank you must inform the Petroleum Enforcement Authority (PEA) in writing.
How To Install A Petrol Storage Tank?
Above ground petrol storage tanks should be kept in a well ventilated area and position separated from the site boundary, buildings, additional tanks and ignition risks. When placing the petrol storage tank you should always consider the accessibility needed for petrol tankers, emergancy escape routes and the emergency services.
Advatages Of A Petrol Storage Tank
When a company uses a large amount of petrol on a regular basis as an essential part of their operations, they can massively benefit from onsite petrol storage tanks. With an onsite petrol tank you have the convenience of saving money in buying petrol in bulk at lower rates.
Why Use Above Ground Petrol Tanks?
Above ground petrol tanks are relatively easy to install and usually a more inexpensive option. All above ground petrol storage tanks require is a flat concreate surface to be placed upon which will support the petrol tank when it's full. They require relatively low maintaince and are easy and inexpensive to fix if needed.
Petrol Storage Tank Regulations
Storage of petrol in the UK is regulated. Storing more than 275 litres of petrol is not allowed without obtaining a petroleum certificate from your local authority petroleum officer. You can find your local authority through APEA.