Sampling Tips for Ultimate Accuracy

Sampling Tips for Ultimate Accuracy

Sampling is done due to the fact that you cannot use the entire tank material to determine if it passes all required specifications, as well as to assess conformation with specification or other quality requirements. Quality specifications are produced to ensure that, as far as possible, the product purchased is fit for its intended purpose. If a sample does not meet specifications or quality standards then solutions must be found to ensure that it passes all required prerequisites. Contamination is often the biggest and most costly problem faced by a tank farm and can only be determined by sample analysis. […]

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Our Improved Eagle Security Seal Has Landed

Our Improved Eagle Security Seal Has Landed

We’re excited to announce the launch of our safest security seal yet – the Eagle Cable Security Seal. Designed to protect high-value commodities, this seal has an innovative locking mechanism that sets new standards in security. The Eagle Security Seal is made up of five components: The Housing – Zinc high pressure die cast in a 4 cavity die The Cover Plate – Zinc high pressure die cast in a multi-cavity die Locking Disc – Aluminium pressed disc Stainless Steel Wire Rope Helical Spring These components need to work in harmony with each other to make the product function. The […]

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Using wooden dipsticks? Treat them with care.

Using wooden dipsticks? Treat them with care.

Wooden dipsticks are a safe option for use in tanks as they will break and not cause damage to the bottom of tanks when used correctly. However, they are a cheap consumable and must be checked regularly for wear and tear and replaced when damaged. Wood will absorb the product when dipping and this will affect the shelf life of the dipstick, so the more you use it, the quicker it will need replacing. For a better accuracy and longer lasting dipsticks, we recommend aluminium dipsticks. How to care for wooden dipsticks… Wooden dipsticks are made of a living product […]

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Accurate lab results? Treat your glass equipment with care!

Accurate lab results? Treat your glass equipment with care!

The effective care and use of lab equipment is vital for accurate sample results. It’s just not the same as washing dishes! Want clean samples and an experiment with accurate results? To ensure your equipment performs at its best, you should: Clean the equipment directly after use and between each sample test to ensure no contamination of samples. Use new cleaning materials and the correct cleaning liquids at all times (not necessarily tap water!), for example, use toluene when testing petroleum samples. Using a quality lab detergent is also recommended for cleaning all beakers, flasks, bottles and other glassware used […]

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OLE Tank Gauges – Our Clients’ First Choice

OLE Tank Gauges – Our Clients’ First Choice

Used to indicate the level of fuel in a tank, tank gauges need to operate accurately and efficiently every time. The best tank gauge for the job? OLE. Here are nine simple reasons why: Time-saving: Tank dipping can be a lengthy process, requiring a temperature measurement and correction mathematics. OLE tank gauges reduce the required number of physical dips, saving you precious time. Continuous indication: Because they use digital gauging, OLE gauges provide a continuous indication of tank contents. High accuracy: OLE gauges measure litres using hydrostatic pressure. This results in high accuracy, perfect for the ‘standard supply’ temperature (20ºC […]

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Make Your Tank Dip Tapes last longer

Dip Tape Safety Although the edges of the tapes have been mechanically rounded the thickness of the tape is only 0,2mm and therefore could cause injury to an operator’s hands if not used correctly. The tapes are manufactured for use with a brass handle, and the handle makes the handling of the tape safer and easier. When performing a tank dipping procedure ensure that the winding handle is at a right angle to the frame of the handle. During dipping it is essential that the winding handle be loosely controlled by a cupped hand. If the winding handle is left […]

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