Bunded fuel storage tanks are used to store hazardous substances, such as domestic heating oil. They differ from other oil storage tanks, such as ‘single skin tanks’ because they have a secondary containment tank or ‘outside skin’ (also known as bunding). This means that if any oil leaks from the main storage tank, the fuel will still be safely contained within the exterior wall, or barrier, to prevent it spilling out onto the ground.
With so many different oil storage tanks available, it can be hard to decide which is the right one for you. There are many questions to answer, such as whether you need a bunded fuel tank, and whether a steel or plastic tank would be a better option. Here we will look at some key points.
Spills or leaks of diesel, oil and other fuels are dangerous, can have a serious environmental impact and could even land you in court. It is therefore vital to store fuel safely in robust and secure oil or diesel fuel tanks, ensuring full regulatory compliance and guarding against the risk of pollution. Here we will look at how to make sure your diesel or oil is stored safely all through the year.
Plastic tanks can be used at homes and businesses and have a range of functions, from storing fuel oil to drinking water, depending on the type of tank required. Here, at RPM Fuels and Tanks, we sell a variety of makes and models of liquid storage tanks, from Carbery to Harlequin and Titan. This article looks at four uses of plastic storage tanks: