Diesel Storage Tanks
A lot of businesses use diesel, but safe and reliable storage is a concern. It’s important for businesses using diesel to be able to store the fuel safely, which is where our diesel tanks come in. We understand the bespoke solutions that businesses and industries have, which is why we offer a wide range of diesel tanks. If you are in need of a high quality and safe way to store diesel, take a look at our fantastic diesel tanks. If you need diesel tanks that are fire protected, consider our bunded diesel tanks. They comply with regulations and come in capacities ranging from 1,350 to 15,000 litres. You can even choose a core steel diesel tank for up to 90,000 litres.
Choosing a Diesel Tank Size
It’s always a good idea to choose the largest diesel tank that you can, as this reduces the chances of running out of fuel anytime soon. It also minimises the number of tank refills needed and allows you to bulk buy fuel.
Bunded Diesel Tank Guarantee
All of our diesel tanks have a 10 year guarantee for the inner tank and bund, the other parts have a one year guarantee. To ensure diesel tanks last a long time, we recommend regular maintenance and considering a professional service maintenance package
Diesel Tank Delivery
All of our diesel tanks are built to order, which means each one is unique. We can deliver diesel tanks to sites throughout the UK or they can be collected from a factory in Uttoxeter.
Small Plastic Tanks (Up To 2,500 Litres): 7 - 10 Days
Large Plastic Tanks (Over 2,500 Litres): 2 - 3 Weeks
Small Steel Tanks (Up To 2,300 Litres): 4 - 6 Weeks
Large Steel Tanks (Over 2,300 Litres): 8 - 10 Weeks
Regulations and Requirements for Storing Diesel
If you are storing diesel on a property, you need to comply with regulations set out by The Control of Pollution Regulations, such as:
● You must store oil in a container that’s strong enough to not burst or leak.
● Tanks and containers must be located within a containment system.
● Valves and pipes must be sealed to prevent leaking and then placed within a secondary confinement system, or a drip tray must be used to collect spills.
● Fixed diesel tanks must have a sight guarate with a valve that can be closed automatically.
● You must use automatic overfill prevention devices when you cannot observe the vent pipe or tank.
All of our diesel tanks are manufactured with these regulations in mind.
What’s a Bunded Diesel Tank?
It’s a tank to storage diesel and it’s made of two tanks. There’s an inner tank to contain the diesel and an outer tank to contain leaks. The outer tank must be able to hold 110% of the contents of the inner tank, as a legal requirement.
How Much Should a Bund Hold?
In order to comply with oil storage regulations, it must be able to hold at least 110% of the contents of the inner tank.
How is Diesel Fuel Stored?
When you are storing more than 200 litres of diesel, a bunded tank is required. These are available in capacities from 1,350 litres to 86,000 litres.
How Is Diesel Stored Long Term?
Diesel should be stored in a tank below 20 degrees celsius, out of direct sunlight and free from water. This will ensure the diesel can be stored for up to a year without additives being needed.