Flameshield Tanks

The Standard For Economical Fuel Systems

Flameshield® are the tight-wrapped, double-walled, above ground fuel tanks that provide protection against fire at the least possible cost. Tested 2 hour fire resistance with emergency venting and built-in secondary containment. Primary Tank and Secondary Tank UL 142 Listed.  The Flameshield Tank comes with an available 30 year warranty and can handle a variety of fuels, including gasoline, diesel, biodiesel, petroleum, oil, fuel oil, waste oil, chemicals, AVGas, petrol, ethanol, methanol, biofuels, and biogas.

Flameshield Tanks: The Low Cost Solution for Fuel Storage

Steel offers safety, ease of use, and reliability that you just cannot get from concrete vaulted tanks. With the Fireguard’s double walled, triple layer protection, concrete cannot compete.

The Flameshield Tank offers a complete low cost solution for fuel, chemical, or oil storage. Its double wall design provides its own secondary containment and can be tested at the site for tightness. In addition, the interstitial space between the walls can be monitored. Each tank is built to the strict standards of the Steel Tank Institute. Tank sizes are available up to 50,000 gallons. Popular sizes include 1,000 gallons, 10,000 gallons, 12,000 gallons, and 15,000 gallons. A great diesel fuel storage tank choice.

Our Flameshield tank offers most of the features of the Fireguard tank at a lower cost, and is ideal for storage situations where impact ratings are not needed or required.

 

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» For information about the UL 2085 listed choice for double wall fuel storage, see Fireguard Tanks.

Flameshield Tanks: List of Features

  • Primary and secondary containment that is fully compatible with a wide range of fuels including ethanol and biodiesel
  • Testing to SwRI 97-04 by Southwest Research Institute
  • Fully monitorable interstitial space for leak detection
  • Easy tightness testing on site
  • Horizontal, vertical, rectangular, and diked models
  • Customizable compartments for multiple fuels, saving space and money

Like all of our models, the Flameshield features all-steel construction and arrives fully assembled for superior durability, reliability, and convenience. The Envirosafe™ Flameshield steel double walled fuel tank offers 110% secondary containment built in.

Flameshield Tanks Features

Standard equipment: 500 to 4,000 Gallon

  • Wired for 110 electric
  • Emergency Vents
  • Stack Vent
  • Interstitial Monitoring Port
  • Interstitial vent
  • Site Gauge
  • Float vent valve
  • 7 gallon overspill with lockable cap
  • Engineered Hurricane Tie Downs
  • Cabinet Pump with mechanical meter & filter
  • 3/4″ nozzle with automatic shut-off
  • Swizel, Breakaway and Nozzle drip box
  • 12′ X 3/4″ Hose

Standard epuipment: over 5,000 Gallon

  • Wired for 220 electric
  • Emergency Vents
  • Stack Vent
  • Fuel Gauge with high level alarm
  • Moisture Hand Pump
  • High level shut-off
  • Ground level loading with ball valve
  • Check valve and camlock with locking dust cap
  • Monitoring well with cap
  • Engineered Hurricane Tie Downs
  • Interstitial Monitoring Port
  • Interstitial vent
  • Lockable Equipment box with ball valve drain containment
  • 3/4 HP submersible Pump with mechanical meter
  • 1″ nozzle with automatic shut-off
  • Swivel, breakaway and nozzle drip box
  • High volume spin-on filtering system
  • 1″ x 25′ hose with spring loaded Reelcraft Series 9000 ladder

Available Options
Split Tanks
1.5 HP Submersible Pump Upgrade
Epoxy Lined Tanks
Fuel Management Systems
Covered Canopies
Custom Ladders

Flameshield Tanks Maintenance

The tank operator should preform periodic walk-around inspections to identify and repair areas of damage to the vessel or the coating itself and check for proper drainage around the tank area. It is imperative that the tank exterior be inspected periodically to ensure that the integrity of the coating is maintained. The frequency of periodic repainting will be based upon environmental factors in the geographic area where the tank is located. Special consideration should be given to the selected of the paint, surface preparation and coating application. The coating selected should be suitable for use with the current coating, or the existing coating should ne removed. The coating selected should be of industrial quality Proper site preparation and maintenance are vital to ensure drainage of surface water. Should ground conditions change or settlement occur, take the appropriate steps to maintain proper drainage and prevent standing water near or under the tank area. For diked tanks, remove any product spills immediately. Be sure to dispose of hazardous material properly. For diked tanks fitted with a drain, drain off water only. Drain openings are required to be maintained liquid tight. The primary tank shall be inspected monthly for the presence of water at the lowest possible points inside the primary tank. Remove any water found. Water and sediment in fuel can cause plugging of filters. Also, bacterial growth, originating form the fuel can cause corrosion of tanks and lines. For procedures on how to check for the presence of water and removal of water, refer to the STI R111, Storage Tank Maintenance/For copies of the RP and more information, please go to www.steeltank.com. Failure to adhere with these maintenance instructions may void your warranty.

Tank relocation requirements – often aboveground storage tanks are relocated. The following instructions are to be followed when this occurs: All steps are to be documented and the documentation is to be kept for the life of the tank. The hazards associated with the cleaning, entry, inspection, testing, maintenance or other aspects of AST’s are significant. Safety considerations and controls should be established prior to undertaking physical activities associated with ASTs . Cleaning of tanks must be per state and local jurisdiction requirements. Refer to the STI Standard SP001, “Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks” for requirements concerning tank inspections. The SP001 Standard details requirements for inspections based on the tank installation and age. A tank must undergo the appropriate insurance prior to relocation. In addition, the tank must be subjected to a pressure (or vacuum) test.

Flameshield Tanks Accessories

  • Transfer System
  • Polishing System
  • Level Monitoring
  • Fuel Management
  • Catwalk

 

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