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Top Reasons to Invest in Self Bunded Tanks

It’s never easy to make a decision when looking for fuel storage options for the home, farm, or business. There are so many variables that should be considered such as the location, capacity, accessibility, maintenance requirements, environmental requirements among others.

Self-bunded tanks are double walled or skinned types of tanks that are now becoming a very popular option due to a number of reasons.


Top 5 benefits of A Self-bunded Tank


Cost Savings

When buying a self-bunded tank, the savings actually start with the setup. This is because they incorporate a built-in containment system for leaks and ruptures. At the same time, self-bunded tanks eliminate the need to hire a specialist civil engineering or building works that is involved in building an external bund. Typically, deciding to buy a self-bunded tank works at about just half the cost of using a single walled tank and to build a bund.



Buying this type of tank is one of the best ways to make sure that your fuel storage is complying with the environmental legislations in your area. It should be properly maintained and have a refueling system which includes pipes, valves, pumps and hoses. These will also be your best protection in case of leaks that can lead to water or soil contamination.



This type of tank is a drop and go option, so aside from using it for fuel storage, it can also be used for safe and easy transport of the tank to another site. There are also smaller options. You can opt for portable tanks that are available in sizes of up to 10, 000 liters. This means that when the worksite has to move along with the changes in season or the demands of the project, the storage can just move with it.


Keeping it in Shape

Since these tanks are very easy to access and maintain, it would be best if you can make an effort to always keep them in their best shape. You should also make sure that you are keeping them healthy which means that your fuel will stay longer and fresh. In return, your tank will be able to run more efficiently, thus the business can benefit better.



These fuel tanks also offer very high levels of built-in security and comes with a lockable hatch across all access points. This can be secured using a heavy padlock whenever the tank is not in use.

By knowing how to properly use and maintain these types of tanks, you will be able to protect your investment. At the same time, you can make the most out of it so you can use them for a long time and you can earn bigger profit from using it.


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