F.A.Q.

F.A.Q. - Frequently asked questions and answers

Constructive Equipment

Crane EyesCrane eyes are firmly connected with the tank and serve simple carriage when the tank is empty.

For tanks of up to approximate 5000 litres, two brackets with bores direct on the roof must be attached; up to 6000 litres 4x towing eyes on the side walls must be attached.

FeetsSafety-engineering equipment for optimal installation of the day fuel tank and the catch sump on the floor, with which the tank bottom can be seen. The feet consist of a pair of square pipes made of steel.

Forklift PocketsForklift pockets serve the safe transportation with forklift. They can be integrated in the under carriage or frame profile.

Position and dimensions in accordance with international standards.

Ladder Internal / ExternalSafty-engineering equipment for tank from a height of 1,50 m.

The ladder is welded on the tank body for running on the tank roof outside and inspection inside.

Stair / Pedestal / RailingSafty-engineering equipment for stacked tanks and equipments to which regular access is required.

According to the requirements of the equipment if necessary, guardrail for railing is required which must exactly adapt to the tank.

Stand Column STPlant-engineering equipment to providing the required height for fl ow. The stand column consists of two double-T-form supports.

The supports are crewed with a cross girder on two face plates. After this, the catch sump and the day tank are lifted on the stand column and fastened.

Tank Sump TW, TW-XLEquipment required by water law for holding substances hazardous to water which might leak from the tank or unsealed pipe connections.

If no catch sump is available on site, a cubic catch sump with single wall made of steel must be employed.

WandkonsolePlant-engineering equipment to providing the required height for fl ow and to fastening the tank on other components. The wall brackets are fi xed to the two fixing holes in the front-wall area of the tank.

After this, the tank with the wall brackets is positioned on the wall. Drill the wall and fix the tank with proper rawl plugs.

Office Container

Büro ContainerThe Minotaur® office systems, type RKO, are all-purpose systems which can be used as an office, health care unit or laboratory. They are also used as soundproof and heat-insulated machine housings which can accommodate diesel generators, workshop equipment or complete electrical switchgears. The Minotaur® office systems are integrated into a stable ISO container frame.

The roof and side walls are a fully-welded all-steel construction. A 50-mm-thick heat insulation of the roof and side walls is standard. Optional: 80-mm or 100-mm-thick insulation. The office system is equipped with an access door measuring 800 x 2,000 mm and two welded, fixed windows with steel security grilles.

Optional: removable roof for the easy installation of machinery and switch cabinets.
Standard: electrical equipment including power supply socket, electric terminal and distributor box, interior lighting and sockets.
Advantages of the Minotaur® office systems:
• international approval for transport by ship, rail and road (CSC)
• stacks of up to 8 units possible
• high payload capacity allows for the installation of large equipment
• high safety through welded all-steel body, high static strength
• designed for temperatures ranging from -25 °C to +70 °C

Pumps

Combination of Pumps Z-PKPlant-engineering equipment for delivering diesel fuel and extra light fuel oil.
The main feature of the untility-patent protected Z-PK is the shared pump carrier for carring the rotary pump and the semi rotary hand pump.
No lines or block system is necessary between the rotary pump and the semi rotary hand pump.

type | connection | flow rate
Z-PK-2000 E-Pumpe | G 1“ | 5-50 l/min
H-Pumpe |  | 20 l/min

Gear Pump PZPlant-engineering equipment for delivering lubricating media like diesel or oils. The pump is self-priming and very service reduced.

The gear pump is especailly suited for delivering media which contain no solid, have minmum lubricity and are chemical compatible. The standard configuration is delivered with rotational direction “right“. Turning the pump hausing 180° enables a change of the rotating direction, and the flow-rate direction is also changed.

type | connection | flow rate
PZ-50-120 | G 11/2″ | 50 l/min
PZ-100-121 | G 2″ | 110 l/min
PZ-200-122 | G 21/2″ | 200 l/min

Gerotor Pump PGPlant-engineering equipment for delivering lubricating media like diesel or oils.
The pump is self-priming and very service reduced.
For the protection of the pump, employment of filters is recommended.

type | connection | flow rate
PG-6-110 | G 3/4“ | 6 l/min
PG-13-112 | G 3/4“ | 13 l/min
PG-26-114 | G 1“ | 26 l/min

Drehkolbenpumpe PH-DK The versatile manual rotary pump is suitable for the delivery of low viscous media like gasoline, jet fuel, Diesel fuel, machine oil, lube oil, used oil (only with pre filter), heating oil and cooling water/glycol.

It is possible to allow filling and sucking the pump clockwise or anti clockwise. This pump is predestinated for professional maintenance visits. An optimal flow rate is guaranteed with open discharge.

Caution: While the first use of the pump fill up the transmission attachment by the oil sealing screw in the case with approx. 250 ml gear oil 15W40!

Advantages:

  • Simple handling
  • Easy construction
  • Highly modern design
  • Gear ratio 1:4 = 1x crank revolution = 4x rotary piston revolution

Pump Gen-Set Z-PGPlant-engineering equipment for delivering fresh oil and sucking waste oil from the oil sump of engine with only one pump Gen-Set!
The direction of pump rotating is reversible! Thereby the suction and delvery in reverse directions is possible.
A pressure relief valve is attached for each rotating direction. Advantages: minimal cost for pipe line installation!
Economy of room and time due to simpler installation. Optimal arrangement of connections and armatures.

type | connection | flow rate
Z-PG-06 | G 1“ | 6 l/min
Z-PG-13 | G 1“ | 13 l/min
Z-PG-26 | G 1“ | 26 l/min

Rotary Pump PK

Plant-engineering equipment for delivering low-viscosity media like diesel, gasoline or water. The pump is selfpriming and very service reduced. For the protection of the pump, employment of filters is recommended.

type | connection | flow rate
PK-10-010 | G 1″ | 20-80 l/min
PK-80-15 | G 1″ | 5-50 l/min
PK-170-11 | G 11/4″ | 60-120 l/min

Semi Rotary Hand Pump PH-30-001Plant-engineering equipment for clear and light liquids such as water, gasoline, diesel and other substances like paraffin, alcohol, light chemical solutions, cooking oils etc.
It is the only hand pump which is adapted to hot liquids of up to 80 ºC.
It serves to simply decant media and to vent fuel lines.
The standard model has threaded fl anges and is supplied with threaded counter fl anges.
Two lugs facilitate the mounting of the pump to a wall or similar structure.

type| connection| flow rate
PH-30-001 | G 3/4“ | ca. 20 l/min

Transfer Pump PKPlant-engineering equipment for delivering lowviscosity media like diesel, gasoline or water if a high flow rate is required such as for decanting from tank car in the tank. The pump is self-priming and very service reduced.
For the protection of the pump, employment of filters is recommended.

type | connection | flow rate
PK-Transfer | G 2″ | 165-730 l/min

Tank Equipment and Armatures

Berstscheibe AM-595Equipment required by water law to ensuring pressure equalisation when filling and removing the medium. Not applicable to easily infl ammable liquids.

Bursting Disk EXSafety-engineering required equipment for pressure equalisation. Application of the inflammable liquids with a flash point <50°C requires an approved safety component with separate ventilation to outside.

Electronic Leak Detector AE-350Water-law required equipment for double-wall tanks with fixed power connection 24V, 50Hz available. The leak detector generates a constant lowpressure in the control room of the tank and raises alarm in case of negative pressure drop. The alarm is notifi ed optically and acoustically and raised by a potential-free contact. Application for non-flammable liquids under temperatures from -5°C to +50°C.

Electronic Leak Detector AE-354Water-law required equipment for double-wall tanks with fixed power connection 24V, DC available. The leak detector generates a constant low-pressure in the control room of the tank and raises alarm in case of negative pressure drop. The alarm is notified optically and acoustically and raised by a potential-free contact. Application for non-flammable liquids under temperatures from -5°C to +50°C, with special equipment also for inflammable liquids and temperature up to 80°C.

FAQ Befüll- und EntsorgungsschrankSafety-engineering equipment for simple installation of the tank-car closure with limiting-leveltransmitter plug and overfill-acknowledging box as well as protection from unauthorized application and effect of the weather.

FAQ Befüllrohrverschluss mit StutzenEquipment required by water law for fuelling tank with fuel oil or lube oil by tank car. Tanks over 1.000 litres can only be fuelled through a filling connection. Furthermore, a limiting level transmitter and an overfill protection are required.

Flame TrapSafety-engineering required equipment for using inflammable liquids with a flash point <50°C in the explosion-prone area. Applied in every pipe, which is open during operation, such as vent pipe, fuelling pipe, extraction pip. The sizes are in accordance with the flow rate in the pipe to secure. ND thread max. fl ow rate DN25 1“ < 200 l/min DN50 2“ < 500 l/min DN100 4“ < 1.200 l/min

Fuel Dip Stick AM-006 and AM-006.1Equipment required by water law for showing tank capacity in mm. Employable for tanks up to 2m high by cutting the fuel dip scale to size.

Fuel Dip Stick EXWater-law required and safety-engineering equipment for displaying the height of filling level in mm. Applicable for tanks of up to 2m high by cutting the fuel dip scale to size. By means of special construction and using material suited to application to prevent from ignition source, the employment of the fuel dip stick is possible for inflammable liquids with a flash point <50°C within the explosion-prone area.

Leak Warning Probe AE-303Safety-engineering equipment for remote detection of leaking liquid at up to 5 positions through releasing a switch contact to give signal or switch pump.

Level Indicator AM-001/AM-002Equipment required by water law for showing tank capacity in % of the height of fi lling level.
The display can be adjusted by setting the floaters of tank height.
Apllicable for tank-height of 300-2.500 mm.

Level-Indicator AM-004Equipment required by water law for showing tank capacity in % of the height of fi lling level. The display can be adjusted by setting the level of tank height.

Level-Indicator and Signal Transmitter AE-115-VIEquipment required by water law for showing the tank capacity in % of the fi lling-level height and as signal transmitter for up to 4 normally open contacts, e.g. for pump control. Employable for tanks up to 2.500 mm high by cutting the pipe with sensor into size. This device is not approved safety equipment against overfilling. Required working voltage 24V.

Level Sensor AE-100-EPlant-engineering equipment for generating switch contact such as for pump control “pump on” (min. contact) and “pump off” (max. contact) in respect of the filling level of the tank. This device is not approved safety equipment against overfilling.

Level Sensor AE-111Water-law required and plant-engineering equipment for showing the tank capacity in % of the height of filling level and as signal transmitter for up to 4 normally open contacts, e.g. for pump control. Employable for tanks up to 2.500 mm high by cutting the pipe with sensor into size. This device is not approved safety equipment against overfilling.

Limiting Level Transmitter with Tank Car Plug AE-250Water-law required equipment to limiting the max. filling level during fuelling by a tank car. When the max. filling level is reached, the tank-car pump will be turned off by releasing a switch contact. The limiting level transmitter is specified with force for tanks of up to 1.000 litres.

Overfill Protection AE-200 and AE-201Equipment required by water law for limiting the max. filling level for firmly pipework by releasing a schwitch contact to stop the inflow. If applied to lube oil system, an optical and acoustical signalling in form of overfilling acknowledging box is compulsory.

Overfill-Acknowledging Box B-AE-110Safety-engineering equipment for signalling and raising alarm of the overfill protection to the operator during fresh-oil fuelling. The shutdown of the feed pump is carried out manually by the operator. By pressing the acknowledging button the buzzer for reported overfill protection is turned off. The flashing lamp expires if the overfill protection is not wetted.

Overfill-Acknowledging Box with Tank Car Plug B-AE-907-ZSafety-engineering equipment as combination for automatic shutdown of the tank-car pump and for signalling to the tank-car driver, applied to fuelling of fresh-oil tank. By pressing the acknowledging button the buzzer for reported overfill protection is turned off. The flashing lamp expires if the overfill protection is not wetted.

Entlüftungstopf mit ÖlabscheiderEquipment required by water law to ensuring pressure equalisation when filling and removing the medium, and preventing from oil leack through vent during the fuelling and heating the tank.

dimension: nominal diameter 50 with thread 2“ and nominal diameter 80 with thread 3“.

Static Leak Detector KÜR5 AM-359Water-law required equipment for double-wall tanks without fixed power connection available. The vacuum is generated by an external pump in the leak control room and constantly kept. In the case of negative pressure drop, the hand of the leak detector is move to the red area to show alarm (without potential-free alarm contact). The leak detector is intrinsically safe and has no ignition source. Application for inflammable and non-inflammable liquids under temperature from -5°C to +50°C.

Tank Car Coupling “Camlock”Equipment required by water law for fuelling tank with diesel or vegetable oil by tank car outside Germany. Tanks over 1.000 litres can only be fuelled through a filling connection. Furthermore, an approved limiting level transmitter is required. Camlock-couplings are specified for gas-return equipment.

Tank Car Coupling VK/MKEquipment required by water law for fuelling tank with diesel or vegetable oil by tank car.
Tanks over 1000 litres can only be fuelled through a filling connection.
Furthermore, a limiting level transmitter and an overfill protection are required.

  • ND | Thread | max. | flow rate
  • DN50 | VK50/MK50 | 2“ | < 500 l/min
  • DN80 | VK80/MK80 | 3“ | < 900 l/min
  • DN100 | VK100/MK100 | 4“ | < 1200 l/min

Thread Sealant Krampitz-SealfixPlant-engineering accessory for quick installation and durable sealant for connecting threads. Sealfix is oil- and diesel-resistant and hardens “middle firm”.

Entlüftungsstutzen mit Haube AM-911Equipment required by water law to ensuring pressure equalisation when filling and removing the medium. dimension: nominal diameter 50 with thread 2“

Entlüftung mit Staub- und Geruchsverschluss Get-FuelEquipment required by water law to ensuring pressure equalisation when filling and removing the medium. The vent prevents intrusion of dust and atmospheric moisture as well as vapour and gas in unpressurized state. Application for only non-flammable media and not as construction group of safety.

dimension: nominal diameter 50 with thread 2“, max. flow rate 1.000 ltr./min

Tank Heating and Insulation

Electric Tank Heating AE-800/802Plant-engineering equipment for reliable prevention from paraffin precipitation of fuels under lowered temperature as well as for preservation of pumping- and jetting- viscosity of oil in the intaking area. Simple heating without additional control for tank up to approx. 3000 litres.

AE-800 | 230V | 1,5kW
AE-802 | 230V | 0,22kW

TTE TTD TTE-XL  KTE KTD KTE-F KTD-F
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Electric Tank Heating AE-810-830Plant-engineering equipment for reliable prevention from paraffin precipitation of fuels under lowered temperature as well as for preservation of pumping- and jettingviscosity of oil in the intaking area. An additional temperature sensor and a switching box are required for temperature control and heating switching.

AE-810 | 230V | 3,0kW
AE-820 | 400V | 4,5kW
AE-830 | 400V | 6,0kW

TTE TTD TTE-XL KTE KTD KTE-F KTD-F
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Heating CoilsPlant-engineering equipment for reliable prevention from paraffi n precipitation of fuels under lowered temperature as well as for preservation of pumpingand jetting-viscosity of oil in the intaking area. The heating coils is a liquid heater which is firmly installed in the tank and connected with the systemowned heat circulation with cooling water or thermotransfer oil. Employment of temperature sensor and thermostatic valve are required for reliable temperature regualtion.

Heating Coils

Pipe InsulationPlant-engineering equipment for employment of heated pipes under lowered temperature and outdoor, reliably preventing from paraffin precipitation of fuels as well as for preservation of pumping- and jetting- viscosity of oil. The insulation contains a flame resistant insulating layer of 100% of the pipe diameter, which is made of plastic material.

TTE TTD TTE-XL KTE KTD KTE-F KTD-F
x x x x x x x

Thermal InsulationTank - Thermal InsulationPlant-engineering equipment for employment of heated tanks under lowered temperature and outdoor, reliably preventing from paraffi n precipitation of fuels as well as for preservation of pumping- and jetting- viscosity of oil. The insulation contains a fl ame resistant insulating layer of 80mm and an external zinc-plate cladding for bottom, side walls and roof. Outside the tank, the pipes are hundred percent insulated by plastic material.

Tankausrüstung und Armaturen

Leak Warning Probe AE-303Safety-engineering equipment for remote detection of leaking liquid at up to 5 positions through releasing a switch contact to give signal or switch pump.

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