Let’s Be Frank podcasts are perfect to introduce newbies to the petroleum equipment industry; from the latest products, new technology, install and maintenance tips and tricks to brushing up on the latest industry trends.
In this episode Kali chats with Applications Engineer, Eric Yager, and Technical Services Supervisor, Eric Willkommto elaborate on the fueling industry’s most common acronyms. Listen in to learn more about what terms you should know on your first day, and what all these acronyms mean to you.
This is just a quick update and reminder from our friends at Franklin Fueling Systems to make you aware they have released a handy document to help you interpret your Healy™ and FE Petro® product serial numbers to determine your warranty coverage period.
Click here to download the FFS technical bulletin. The guide will help you interpret the coverage date within the serial number, outline the coverage period for your FE Petro and Healy products and how to request an RGA from Franklin. But if you are not feeling that ambitious, by all means, feel free to call us here at the Kennedy Company at 1.800.451.4021 to help determine your warranty coverage and obtain an RGA to replace yourdefective product if needed.
We also invite you to check out Franklin Fueling’s Customer Drawings Portal to access every drawing at your fingertips. Search, view and download all customer drawings on one page! Click on the graphic above orvisit the drawing portal by clicking here.
The John W. Kennedy Company appreciates your business and continued support!
The use of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel and an increase in availability of ethanol blends are contributing to the corrosion of in-sump and in-tank equipment. With a special coating and stainless steel parts the Red Armor series of Submersible Turbine Pump (STP) combats corrosive environments ensuring easy maintenance for the life of the pump.
Corrosion Protection for Submersible Turbine Pump Sump Space
The new Sump-Dri Desiccant System is an instant in-sump solution for reducing the corrosive effects of moisture in sumps. Designed to maintain moisture- and acetic acid-free conditions in a sump space, preventing deterioration of metal surfaces, including contractor’s boxes, pumps, and conduit.
Ensures the safety and serviceability of your sump-space equipment
Specifically formulated to protect equipment in the STP sump from corrosive conditions
Reduces relative humidity
Neutralizes corrosive acetic acid vapors
Use alone or in conjunction with protective coatings for added insurance
Part Number: Sump-Dri Kit 330020-843 Collection Capacity: 1 gallon Operating Temperature: -4° to 150°F [-20° to 65°C] Size: 15.5″ x 15.5″ x 3.25″ Unsaturated Weight: 5.5 lbs Saturated Weight: 14 lb Desiccant: Formulated specifically to protect against corrosive acetic acid produced by biodegradation Brine:
The Red Jacket Maxxum ‘Pigtail’ connector will transition to a new UL approved connector with a black grommet. This connector change will phase in over the summer. No other characteristics of this part are changing and either connector can be used with confidence on any 6” Maxxum/Big Flo/High Capacity job site.
Please refer to Manual part nos. 577014-089 or D051-301 for full details concerning installation, operation and maintenance requirements.
As part of our continued roll out of Maxxum improvements in 2014 and 2015, the following part number changes apply. Customer Service will work with you to provide uninterrupted access to parts as we complete the transition from the old to the new part numbers.
As always, feel free to contact us at 1.800.451.4021 with any questions.
We appreciate your business and thank you for your continued support!
Reproduced from Technical Bulletin provided by Steve Langlie, Technical Service Manager Franklin Fueling Systems
While it is well known in the fueling industry that Submersible Turbine Pumps (STPs) should not be exposed to water, we are occasionally asked for guidance on best practices for when underground storage tanks are water-ballasted. The attached Shared Learning document gives guidelines for dealing with STPs in water.
View the below technical bulletin for the specifics of dealing with water-ballasted tanks: