There seems a big push as we finish this second quarter and enter the third quarter this year, for UL approved fuel tanks. We have seen the bottle-necks for UL 142 tanks, UL 2085, and UL 2080 all in their double wall configuration. Most Texas fabricators have long lead times of 12 weeks and longer, which is a great thing because that means that the manufacturing sector is busy; on the other hand it is not so good news for you.
From experience, when you call us is because there is a project brewing or close to getting started. You, as our customer, simply cannot afford to wait 4 months or longer. So, what is going on? One theory is that we are well underway to a healthy recovery and therefore, most smaller shops are still under staffed but the new orders are starting coming in. Most of these shops were top heavy with personnel, but when the downturn hit us; most of them eliminated internal positions.
These are all theories, but the truth is that long lead times are here, and it is a reality for most of us.
If you are looking for UL 2085 fireguard, UL 142 fuel tanks double wall, or UL 2080 fireshield tanks, we have promised our customers that we would maintain our distribution lead times as short as possible to help you, your projects, and your customers. So, we will try to maintain those delivery times to under 6 weeks for the greater Houston area and surroundings. For example, a standard 10,000 gallon UL 2085 Fireguard right now ships in 6 weeks after receipt of approval drawings. My hope is that the deliveries will help you expand your business and serve your customers better and faster.
Note: Full Installation services is available.
Last, in order to save you some time, here is what you need to know about the standard configuration of 10,000 gallon UL 2085 fuel tank, expect the following:
– Primary Tank –
Diameter 120″ x Length 204″
Heads–> 1/4″ / Shell—> 1/4″
– Secondary Tank –
Diameter 132″ x Length 216″
Heads –>5/16″ / Shell–> 1/4″
Including the following items:
4x 2″ T.O.E. Nipples
2x 4″ T.O.E. Nipples
1x 8″ T.O.E. Nipple (Primary emergency vent)
1x 8″ T.O.E. Nipple (Secondary emergency vent)
2x 4″ 8oz Emergency Vents
2x 6″ x 8″ HTC Lifting Lugs
2x U/L Constructed Saddles
1x 2″ External Perlite Insulation
1x 20″ Manway
3″ Perlite Insulation
Tank Exterior is Shop Primed and Painted with a White Top Coat.
We will deliver the tank anywhere in Texas and surrounding areas.
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The Transliquid Team
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