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3″ Petrol Driven Water Pumps For Hire

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3″ Petrol Driven Water Pumps For Hire
Due to demand, we now can offer petrol powered water pumps with our tanks for the filling and discharge of the tanks.  These pumps are suitable for pumping general purpose water for flood aleviation, soakaway testing and borehole testing.  

 

Mounted in a sturdy frame and pumping 900 litres per minute these pumps will fill a 25,000 litre ISO tank or tanker trailer within 30 minutes.  

 

For more information please call with your requirements! 

Stainless Steel ISO Tanks – Ideal Biomass Accumulator Tanks

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Stainless Steel ISO Tanks – Ideal Biomass Accumulator Tanks
With the increase in popularity of Biomass boiler installations on farms and industrial premises over the last couple of years, our stainless steel ISO tanks have become very popular for the storage of hot water as part of a biomass boiler installation.  Standard units range from 20,000 to 24,000 litres, are insulated with 100mm of insulation and due to their design easily adapt to become hot water storage tanks.  At a fraction of the cost to those tanks offered by the biomass plant installers we have supplied a huge number around the UK and Ireland. 

 

Standard Specifications include:

20FT long x 8FT wide x 8ft6″ High

Insulated and jacketed with aluminium or GRP 

1 x 500mm Diameter Lid on Top

1 x 3″ Outlet at the rear

3 – 5″ Stainless Steel Barrel

3.5 – 4.0 ton unladen weight

 

For more information please call us and we can send you details of our current stocks!

Increased Weight Limits For Agricultural Tractors and Trailers

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Increased Weight Limits For Agricultural Tractors and Trailers

Commercial Motor Novemeber 2014 says:

The Department for Transport (DfT) has given the go-ahead to increase the maximum combination weight for agricultural tractors and trailers from 24.9 tonnes to 31 tonnes, while simultaneously raising the speed limit for conventional tractors from 20mph to 25mph, despite opposition from hauliers.

The changes to the rules reflect improvements in tractor technology and are needed as UK farmers are currently at a commercial disadvantage compared with their European rivals, said the DfT. The changes will be introduced by March 2015, with a second round of revisions to weights and speeds, that will potentially allow heavier, faster machinery on the roads, planned before harvest 2016.

If you concerned with your weights when it comes to tractor/bowser/water loads then please give us a call and we will do our best to help you.

Refurbished ISO Tanks Assist In New Anerobic Digester Set Up

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Refurbished ISO Tanks Assist In New Anerobic Digester Set Up
A large farming company from Suffolk have recently purchased several ISO tanks for the carriage and storage of digestate from factory to field for spreading on the land.  The ISO tanks mounted on skeletal trailers have proved very successful allowing the tanks to be removed and placed on the floor for static storage in the future.

New Build Completed

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New Build Completed

The tanker was delivered to us by Crosslands on time as agreed.  We are very pleased with the end product and more importantly so is our customer renting the tanker.

 

If you are looking to rent on either long or short term, please give us a call for highly competitive rates on good quality tankers.  

 

Our new rental tanker is taking shape nicely, with BPW drum brakes now fitted on a stainless chassis,the stainless steel tanker barrel is now insulated with cat walk fitted ready for the handrails to be fabricated.  A Blackmer STX general purpose chemical pump is also fitted as requested by our customer who will be using the tanker to carry a variety of chemical products.

New ADR GP Tanker Available For Rental Early 2014

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New ADR GP Tanker Available For Rental Early 2014

2014 will see the arrival of new Crossland 37,500 litre ADR GP tank trailer, which we are looking forward to.  Equipped with a stainless general purpose hydraulic pump, insulated barrel and steam coils as well as full ground operation, it is ideal for a multitude of products including solvents, waxes, oils, AdBlu and so on.  We will also be documenting the build of the tank, with weekly pictures and  updates to show its progress at Crossland’s manufacturing facility.  

We are delighted to be supporting the British manufacturing industry and welcome potential rental enquiries in advance.  Needless to say these rates will be highly competitive.

We would also like to take the opportunity in wishing all our customers old and new, both within the UK and Worldwide, a very merry Christmas and look forward to further business in 2014 and beyond.