Fuel Oil Reticulation Installations

The vast majority of operational problems experienced when using combustion systems are not as a result of poor fuel quality but rather badly engineered and operated reticulation systems.

FFS are the leaders in the design and fabrication of state-of-the-art fuel oil storage and reticulation systems. Installations are expertly designed to SANS 10131, which is the code of practice for the design of large customer fuel oil installations.

With our extensive knowledge and experience we are able to design and build fuel oil reticulation systems that consistently provide fuel to combustion appliances at the right temperature and pressure. Tanks, pumps, piping, heaters, filters and valves are selected to ensure optimal performance with the lowest maintenance costs.

Fuel Oil Reticulation InstallationsFFS have developed an extensive range of low watt density electric line and outflow heaters (pictured right) that, together with a correctly sized pumping system, reduce the incidence of coking, a common cause of system failure.

The inclusion of non-clogging wedge-wire automated self-cleaning in-line filters greatly reduces the operational maintenance time and potential for system failure.
Valves used are Petroleum Industry standard fire safe ball valves.

Tanks are sized to ensure that customers are able to receive full road tanker loads to optimise transport costs and to ensure a reasonable stock holding to match their consumption.

A robust instrument control system is incorporated to effect accurate temperature control to ensure that the fuel reaches the burner at the optimal viscosity.

FFS are able to provide our customers with fit-for-purpose fuel storage and reticulation equipment that is specifically designed for their fuel and combustion application.