Bitumen Storage Systems

Vertical Storage Tanks

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Being the preferred type of tank storage in locations where site area is at a premium the tanks are usually electrically heated The bitumen temperature and tank content levels can be continually monitored, adjusted and operated from the remote asphalt plant control function and in keeping with the latest health and safety regulations, alarm warnings for high temperature and overfill functions are now installed as standard.

  • Tank capacities from 30 to 150 m³ are available.
  • Variations in levels of tank insulation, tank maintenance access, stirrers and agitation equipment are just a few of the options available to the individual customer.
  • To reduce ever increasing energy costs, a range of electrically heated high efficiency vertical tanks are available conforming to RBA best practice design which include no less than 300mm thickness of insulation with energy consumption further minimized by the use of progressive heating control.
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Horizontal Storage Tanks

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Being easier for transportation and requiring usually only a single crane to install, horizontal hot oil heated horizontal tanks are generally the preferred tanks supplied into the export market.

  • Tank capacities from from 30 to 60 m³ are available.
  • Fitted with integral heat transfer coils and automatic temperature control valves.
  • Variations in levels of tank insulation, tank maintenance access, stirrers and agitation equipment are just a few of the options available to the individual customer.
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Hot Oil Heating Systems

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In addition to electric heating systems, a range of high efficiency, fully automatic hot oil heaters is available to provide the heating source for both the storage tanks and the bitumen pump and delivery pipework.

Heating capacities of 300,000 to 800,000 kCal/h are available.

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