OPW Introduces the ElectroTite Tank Sump – No Drill DRY Sump Technology

OPW ElectroTite - Is your site underwater? OPW is proud to introduce their newest Watertight Wonder, the ElectroTite Tank Sump

Developed in the collaborative engineering labs of FlexWorks and Fibrelite, OPW’s latest tank sump innovation is the most watertight system on the planet and features no drill dry sump technology. The ElectroTite ships factory-installed with conduit ports and an electrical wiring box, which eliminates tank sump leak points at site installation.

By becoming conduit-entry-fitting-free, the market’s most watertight tank sump is now the most innovative. Extremely versatile, the ElectroTite is available in a wide variety of models to accommodate virtually any tank sump application.

A few of the many innovative features and benefits include:

  • Sealed conduit threads on outside of sump – enter above water table.
  • UL-Listed, explosion-proof junction box allows space to reroute. communication wires and loop additional sensors without entering sump. Junction box is also used for wiring seal off.
  • The “Kwik Wire” junction box is partitioned and allows for high voltage and sensor wires in same box.
  • Reduces the number of entry and leak points into sump.

In the meantime, check out the ElectroTite resources below:

 

ElectroTite Data Sheet

 

The sump will be on display at the PEI-NACS show in Las Vegas, October 7-10. Stop by the OPW booth (7021) at the show and see the sump in person and talk with the OPW team about this exciting new innovation!

Please feel free to contact us as well with any questions about the ElectroTite tank sump or any other OPW product at 1.800.451.4021.

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3 Things Every Retailer Needs to Know about the 2018 EPA Regulations

Our friends at OPW would just like to kindly remind everyone that the EPA’s new Environmental Testing Regulations go into full effect on October 13, 2018, and OPW has a full line of products that are compatible with the 4 major regulatory requirements for new and existing Underground Storage Tank (UST) systems.

Watch the video below and learn more at opwglobal.com/epa-regulations!

 

Check out our blog post from August 2018, Are You Ready?? The Cost of Non-Compliance: You Can’t Afford It, containing OPW’s infographic that covers the history of UST Regulations.

You can find many of OPW’s great products in our web store and if you don’t find what you are looking for there or have any questions, feel free to contact us at 1.800.238.1225. 

Click on the logos below to explore OPW products online:

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OPW Retail Fueling Components

 

 

 

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Are You Ready?? The Cost of Non-Compliance: You Can’t Afford It

Are You Ready??

October 13 is a significant date for retail-fueling operators across the U.S. That’s when latest EPA regulations go into full effect regarding the testing and maintenance of UST equipment and systems. And if you’re not compliant, the penalties can be fierce.  Click on the above image to view the “Are You Ready?” video.  You will have to provide your name to view the video.

Check out OPW’s exclusive infographic for reality check on the “Cost of Non-Compliance” below.

Please feel free to contact us at 1.800.451.4021 with any questions about the October 13, 2018 EPA regulations, whether you are in compliance and how OPW products and the John W. Kennedy Company can ensure that you are!

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OPW Introduces the FibreTite Tank Sump

OPW FibreTite Tank SumpFibreTite Tank SumpsFibreTite Tank Sumps

OPW will be phasing out the FlexWorks® TSMF/TSDF tank sump series at the end of August 2018 to make way for their latest line of tank sumps.

From the engineering labs of FLEXWORKS® and FIBRELITE, OPW has made the best even better. Meet the newest member of the FibreTite Family of sumps, the most watertight sumps on the market today.

Designed to meet all the new 2018 EPA UST regulations

OPW FibreTite tank sumps function as a liquid-tight isolation container providing secondary containment for tank fittings valves, pumps and FlexWorks® or Fiberglass pipe fittings.

FibreTite provides surface access to the tank itself, as well as a clean and dry environment for future service and maintenance. The height-adjustable top-hat accommodates different tank bury depths.

Dimensions:OPW RK-5000 Resin Kit

OPW FibreTite Tank Sump DimensionsAt this time, OPW offers 10 different configurations of the FibreTite tank sump.  You can get the FibreTite tank sump in either a 42″ or 48″ diameter with a 33″ or 37″ diameter lid and a height range of 33.5″ to 53″. The sump can be configured with either a solid bottom or collar mount design.

Additional RK-5000 resin kits (sold separately) are required to attach the top hat and collar ring.  The additional quantities needed will depend on the FibreTite tank sump configuration you purchase.

The Kennedy Company’s most popular selling TSMF/TSDF series tank sump at this time is the TSMF-4536 medium burial version and will be directly replaced with the FibreTite FTSM-4233CR medium burial fiberglass tank sump with  collar ring mount, which can be found by clicking here.

View the OPW FibreTite Tank Sump catalog page.

 

If you would like to learn more about the OPW FibreTite fiberglass tank sumps, please feel free to contact us at 1.800.451.4021!

 

 

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The Red Armor STP for Corrosive Environments

Red Jacket Red Armor STP for Corrosive EnvironmentsBuilt To Survive!

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.

 

LEARN ABOUT COMBATING CORROSIONRed Jacket Red Armor STP

 

 

 

THE RED ARMOR STP: The ultimate survivor in your fueling infrastructure.

 

    • Specialty coating on all cast surfaces that withstands acetic acid exposure to prevent pitting and deterioration over time
    • Stainless Steel construction on all exposed surfaces in the tank & sump space ensures easy maintenance for the life of the pump
    • Built upon the same field proven Red Jacket STP platform with identical sizes. Fully compatible with fielded “The Red Jacket” STP models for easy upgrade.

Visit The Product Page                       Download The Data Sheet

 

 

Red Jacket Sump-Dri Dessicant System

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.

Key Features:

  • 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:

  • Absorbed moisture & neutralized acetic acid vapors create a brine solution
  • Brine solution is collected & trapped in the reservoir to limit re-evaporation

Disposal:

  • Made from non-toxic and recyclable materials
  • Remove end cap and pour brine solution into sump liquid waste stream

Installation/Mounting:

  • Included mounting hardware allows Sump-Dri to be hung from STP, or other existing equipment in sump
  • Carabiner can be used to clip Sump-Dri to STP eyelet other sturdy equipment in the sump. Strap can also be unclipped from Sump-Dri, looped around equipment, then re-attached to the unit
  • Sump-Dri should be positioned as high as possible in the sump. Height can be adjusted using plastic slide on strap

Sump Requirements: For maximum effectiveness, sump should be tight and free from standing water
Desiccant Life/Change Interval:

  • Sump-Dri expected to last 3-6 months under typical conditions
  • Sump-Dri will absorb differently based on humidity and temperature conditions and should be changed when desiccant in upper chamber has completely depleted

Shelf Life: 3 years under typical conditions when left in sealed barrier bag

Visit The Product Page               Download the Sump-Dri Desiccant System Data Sheet

If you would like to learn more or get a quote for the Red Armor STP and/or the Sump-Dri Desiccant System, call us at 1.800.451.4021.

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