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Bunded Oil Tanks For Sale
Bunded oil tanks are an excellent investment and a secure cost-effective solution that can be used for industrial, household, and agricultural purposes. We only sell tanks that have been manufactured by the most reputable brands including Harlequin, Deso, Titan, Carbery and Atlas.
All of our bunded tanks are compliant with OFTEC tank regulations, providing security, increased safety, and defence for the environment. With storage options for up to 10,000 litres of heating oil and free delivery available throughout all of England and Wales Mainland destinations.
Take a look at the range of bunded oil tanks we provide - featuring market leaders in fuel storage and dispensing tanks.
Key Benefits Of Bunded Tanks
Compared to ordinary tanks, bunded tanks have a number of benefits, including:
The two-layer design lowers the chances of damage or failure, often built from flexible materials such as plastic, which is a cost-efficent and adaptable solution.
Protection of the Environment
These tanks offer excellent protection against oil spills and leaks, which is its main advantage. The bund holds the spilled oil in the event of a leak or rupture in the primary tank, preventing it from seeping into the ground or water sources. This greatly lowers the possibility of environmental pollution whilst safeguarding ecosystems.
Due to their availability in a wide range of sizes and designs as well as being a lightweight plastic material, these oil tanks can meet a large variety of needs. They can be used above ground or below ground, depending on the available area and the laws.
Adherence To Regulations
Bunded tanks frequently meet the legal regulation requirements, assuring adherence to environmental and safety norms. You can show that you care about the environment and stay out of trouble by utilising a bunded tank.
Bunded tanks offer an additional level of safety. As a secondary containment system, the bund lowers the possibility of oil spills and leaks. The added layer of safety reduces the risk of accidents, so safeguarding both people and property.
What Do I Need To Know Before Buying An Oil Tank?
There are several factors to consider before buying an oil tank such as:
* Choose a safe location for your tank.
* Select the type of tank that meets your requirements.
* Follow correct installation practices
* Arrange for the proper removal of your old tank if needed
* Be aware of and comply with your insurance company's specific requirements
What Size Oil Tank Do I Need?
The size of the oil tank you require will depend upon a few factors such as: the size of your property, the number of people who reside there, and the amount of space you have available to site the tank. It's also important to take the OFTEC requirements into account.
What Is A Bunded Oil Tank?
A bunded oil tank consists of two tanks: an inner tank for storing fuel and an outside tank intended as a safety measure incase of leaks or spillages. These tanks are required for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings.
How Do I Install An Oil Tank?
The installation of oil tanks should always be carried out by a qualified professional or an installer, your oil tank installer should be OFTEC registered and licensed.
What Are The Oil Tank Base Requirements?
There are several factors that should be included when considering a oil tank base:
* Installed on a surface that is solid, flat, and compacted
* Constructed out of a fire-resistant material, like stonework or concrete
* The base must protrude at least 300mm past the tank's sides on each side
* A 50mm thickness is needed as a minimum
* Adhere to oil tank location standards
Are Plastic Tanks Protected From The Damages Of Sunlight?
Plastic oil tanks stored outdoors will naturally be exposed to sunlight, which can degrade and weaken the tank. All of our bunded tanks for sale are UV stabilised to protect against the damaging effects of sunlight. This means they are suitable for use outdoors and will prevent fuel degradation when placed outside.
How Close To A Building Can I Place An Oil Tank?
Oil tanks with a capacity of 3,500 liters or less must be installed at a minimum distance of 1.8 meters from walls that do not have fire ratings or from flu outlets.
What Is The Difference Between A Bunded Tank and A Single Skin Tank?
Bunded tanks contains a second oil containment tank, whereas a single skin tank only has one. This means that a bunded tank will give extra protection against any leaks or spills which could contaminate the environment and become a fire hazard.
How Long Do Bunded Oil Tanks Last?
Most bunded tanks can last for 15 to 20 years with the right maintenance and care. Regular oil tank inspections are advised to find any corrosion or deterioration and lower environmental concerns and significant financial losses.
Are Tanks For Everything Bunded Oil Tanks OFTEC Compliant?
Yes, all of our bunded oil tanks are OFTEC complaint, guaranteeing that your tank will meet regulations and meet industry standards.