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Overfill Sensor prevents overflow of fuel tankers.

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July 15, 2014 - Using electronic signals, F2020 Overfill Sensor prevents product overflows of tanker compartments, ensuring valuable fluid is not lost. System is connected to controls of terminal through plug and socket connection and is designed for tankers with up to 8 compartments. When overfill is detected, system will override and shut down terminal pump and metering equipment. System has ISO 9000/2000 approval and is manufactured in compliance with EN13922 and European ATEX directive.

Emco Wheaton USA, Inc.

9111 Jackrabbit Rd., Houston, TX, 77095, USA

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Emco Wheaton Launches Overfill Prevention System

Press release date: July 9, 2014

Emco Wheaton, global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of fluid handling equipment, has launched an overfill system which can prevents product overflows of fuel tankers during loading alongside ensuring the safety is of the utmost importance.

Featuring next generation electronics for maximum reliability and endurance, the F2020 Overfill Sensor uses electronic signals to prevent product overflows of tanker compartments ensuring valuable fluid is not lost.

Designed for tankers of up to eight compartments, the system is connected to the controls of the terminal through a plug and socket connection.  When an overfill is detected, the system will override and shut down the terminal pump and metering equipment filling the tanker compartment.

Supported by the highest levels of accreditations, the overfill protection system has ISO 9000/2000 approval and is manufactured in compliance with EN13922 and the European ATEX directive.

The sensor and related equipment form a vital part of the Emco Wheaton equipment range for the builders and operators of road tankers.  All components are designed to operate reliably in hazardous conditions, ensuring that liquid is delivered without spillage or contamination, at all times protecting the driver and the environment.

Expected to make a major contribution to safety levels during tank refuelling, the F2020 Overfill Sensor confirms Emco Wheaton’s position in the market and its ability to provide engineering solutions at an affordable price.

Emco Wheaton has been a supplier of fluid transfer systems and accessories for more than 100 years. From the top loading and bottom loading of single or multi-compartment trailer trucks and rail cars, to more complex marine loading systems capable of handling a multitude of liquids including bio fuels, we always have the best solutions.

Our product portfolio includes top loading and unloading arms and bottom loading and unloading arms for road and rail applications as well as a wide range of marine loading and unloading arms, loading arm accessories and specialty loading arms. We also manufacture a complete range of tank truck components and tank truck systems.

In addition we manufacture gantry access equipment such as folding stairways, safety cages and protective grating systems; floating suctions for storage tanks; fueling systems for fast, spill-free fueling of transit buses and other fleet vehicles, locomotives, aircraft, helicopters and for mining and off-highway applications.

We also provide a comprehensive range of DRY-BREAK couplings and DRY-BREAK adapters; API couplers and safety release systems. With a global network of trained technicians, distributors and representatives, we endeavor to provide our customers superior service, ensuring successful installation and long-term operation of the systems and products supplied.

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