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    Take this Easy Approach to Specifying Sub-Base Day Tanks

    by  • February 21, 2014 • General, Tutorials • 0 Comments

    Fuel Tank and Pump Package

    Sub-base fuel tanks can be sourced in custom designs with storage capacities of several thousand gallons but they are often specified to store less than 550 gallons. When a facility requires a longer run-time than is possible with 550 gallons, the designer will usually look to a supplemental bulk fuel tank, installed remotely. This remote fuel tank is intended to “supply” fuel to the sub-base tank on demand, which changes things a bit, since the sub-base tank will now act as a “sub-base day tank”. This article provides steps to ensure that the installation of your sub-base day tank design goes smoothly.

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    Step-by-Step Instructions – Simplex SmartPump

    by  • November 4, 2011 • FAQ's, Tutorials • 0 Comments

    Automatic fuel fill stations provide an easy and convenient connection point for offloading fuel from tank cars to above-ground fuel tanks.  Here are the operating steps for a Simplex SmartPump, model SP-x (the x denotes the size of the fuel hose coupling, i.e.: 2″, 3″, etc): Delivery truck arrives and driver proceeds to SmartPump to make […]

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    How to Select a Remote Fuel Fill Station for a Diesel Fuel Tank.

    by  • November 2, 2011 • FAQ's, Product Reviews, Tutorials • 8 Comments

    Many generator set installations utilize some form of above-ground fuel storage tank, whether it be a freestanding tank, or a “sub-base” tank installed within the generator set skid. Due to space, security or other architectural limitations, the architect and design engineer may be forced to locate the fuel storage tank in a location that is […]

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