Benefits of installing Fuelvac® tank lining system

Typical installation can resolve many of the problems faced in tank storage facilities

The benefits of having FUELVAC® installed in your storage tanks are significant and a typical installation can resolve many of the problems faced in tank storage facilities such as environmental clean-up costs, tank replacement, corrosion elimination and reduced inspection need. FUELVAC® has been designed to conform to the COMAH regulations and is approved to BS EN 13160-7 leak detection standard.

FUELVAC® has been successfully installed for the protection of storage tanks for over a decade.


Total Corrosion Management Control


Less Environmental Clean-up Costs


No Expensive Tank Replacement

FUELVAC® can be installed in any type of storage tank, in any type of storage tank facility

Any above or below ground tank that can be entered can benefit from FUELVAC® double skin lining system. Providing an indefinite solution to storage tank protection.

  • Refineries
  • Forecourts
  • Chemical Products
  • Water Industries
  • Fuel and Diesel tanks
  • Heating Oil Tanks
  • Petrochem Facilities
  • Hydrochloric Acid Storage
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Both Underground and Above Ground Storage Tanks of any size
  • If it is liquid and you store it in a tank – FUELVAC® can be installed!

Speed of Installation

The speed of installation of the FUELVAC® system, compared to other types of double skin systems is significantly faster, which means that the facility has:

  • Minimal downtime
  • Faster recommissioning of site facilities for sales and profit
  • Cost savings – no expensive storage space being underutilised for any length of time
  • The system can also be installed in zones on very large tanks to enable more precise monitoring of the space

24/7 Monitoring with Instant World-Wide Alarm

The advanced monitoring systems that are an integral part of FUELVAC® provide uninterrupted 24/7 real-time monitoring. This means:

  • Your valuable assets and infrastructure benefits from a vigilant monitoring system, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round
  • Monitoring equipment can be linked to on-site systems, such as SCADA
  • Additional hardware / software can be purchased to link to the on-site leak detection gauge or vacuum unit which can be configured to alarm at a response point, or multiple points for even greater safeguards. These alarm points can be anywhere in the world!

FUELVAC® is an indefinite solution to tank protection

The system also reduces the need for inspections – there is no need for Non-Destructive testing of weld seams as the tank is monitored 100% of the time. This results in:

  • Better managed operations running simply, effectively and efficiently at all times
  • Huge savings over tank replacement costs
  • Savings on periodic Inspection programmes as tank integrity is continuously monitored
  • No internal corrosion
  • No potential disaster and tank content loss
  • Catastrophic failure of the tank is avoided
  • No environmental pollution and resulting fines

Discover the benefits

Whatever your tank maintenance and monitoring requirements, you can be sure Abfad’s FUELVAC® system offers the ideal solution.
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