HARLEQUIN 1400HQI BUNDED OIL STORAGE TANK
HARLEQUIN 1400HQI BUNDED OIL STORAGE TANK
The Harlequin 1400HQI Bunded Heating Oil Tank is a fully bunded, low-cost solution ideal for home heating and light commercial installations.
The Harlequin 1400HQI is a fully bunded heating oil storage tank made from superior grade, fuel resistant polyethylene and is perfect for all heating oil installations. Being made from tough and reliable construction helps ensure a long-service life at a low-cost, and because all Harlequin HQI Bunded Tanks exceed UK and EU fuel storage requirements you benefit from a high-quality product that won’t let you down.
This tank is durable enough to be used for heating oil purposes in a variety of situations including commercial, agricultural, industrial as well as domestic properties. The 1400HQI comes with a lot of equipment as standard such as 2" BSP M and 4" aperture fill points plus 2 inch tank vent all housed within a secure, fully lockable tank manway hatch plus a 1" BSP F bottom mounted boiler feed outlet. The tank can also be ordered with a number of options such as an Apollo Standard Oil Tank Gauge and RPM Fuels & Tanks Bottom Outlet Tank Kit so you can equip the tank to your own requirements. Please see the Add These Accessories section above to add any of these options to your tank.
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHTS AND CAPACITIES:
|Nominal Capacity||1400 Litres|
|Empty Tank Weight||130 kg|
PLEASE NOTE ALL QUOTED DIMENSIONS, WEIGHTS AND CAPACITIES ARE APPROXIMATE.
HARLEQUIN 1400HQi SPECIFICATION INCLUDES:
- 2" Lockable Fill Point with Screw Cap
- 4” Lockable Inspection Aperture with Plastic Screw Cap
- 2” Internal Vent
- Lockable Manhole Access
- Oil Tank Contents Dipstick
- LRC Failsafe Overfill Prevention Capability
- 1” BSP Bottom Outlet
- Pre-drilled hole for fitment of Watchman or Apollo style remote tank contents gauge.
Q. Why does the tank base have to measure 300mm around the perimeter of the oil tank?
A. The fire protection provided by the base is to help prevent the tank itself from becoming overgrown and in turn to help protect against fire spreading across the ground to the contained fuel from another source. If the tank is raised on piers, the platform supporting the tank should be sized to sufficiently support the tank. Reference should be made to the tank manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Q. What is the life expectancy of an oil storage tank?
A. Most plastic bunded oil tanks come with a 10 year manufacturers’ warranty and when properly installed and maintained can last for many years beyond its expiration date. Fuel pumping and tank equipment usually comes with the standard manufacturers 1 year warranty. The tanks that are available at RPM Fuels and Tanks are constructed using the best base materials and the most reliable fittings to ensure you’re provided with the best possible oil storage solution.
Q. What should I look for in an oil storage tank?
A. There are a number of standards that your oil tank should comply with including the BS EN ISO 9001. All plastic and steel oil tanks should be manufactured to OFTEC, OFS T100 (plastic) and OFS T200 (steel BS799-5) standards. When finding the right oil storage tank there are a few specifications to bear in mind:
Q. Is the tank made by an OFTEC registered manufacturer to OFS T100 or OFS T200?
A. Is constructed using suitable materials
Ensure that you check the quality of the oil tank, making sure it is sufficiently strong & long lived by asking if the tank is of sufficient strength and structural integrity
Check if the oil storage tank incorporates a way of preventing leakage by capillary action by gravity if a fuel line is cut. These measures can come in the form of top off-take and / or isolation check valves
Ensure that the installer or supplier informs you of the minimum design and manufacturing standards under the appropriate accredited quality assurance scheme
If you would like further assistance in sourcing the right type of tank, please contact RPM Fuels and Tanks on 01473 787787 or email them at email@example.com
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