Texas Boom Oil Bladders and Tanks

Fuel bladder tanks can be used to store fuel in places where infrastructure is not available. A fuel bladder, a soft, pillow-like storage container, can store fuel and other liquids in many contexts. Fuel Bladders are designed to store fuel in a more efficient way versus previous methods. Fuel bladder tank containment can be used as a preventative measure in the event of a fuel bladder tank leakage or damage. Fuel bladder tanks are more mobile than traditional fuel tank tanks, but they can still be spilled. Texas Boom has been manufacturing oil spill response equipment for over 30 years. You can trust that they will point you in the right direction of which products would best suit your needs. 

Fuel bladder tanks should be kept in containment units such as berms to prevent any potential harmful liquids from leaking or being spilled. There are many options for these containment units. EPA regulations also require fuel tank containment. Petroleum is classified as oil by the EPA. Therefore, any entity that stores fuel quantities exceeding 1,320 gallons must follow the EPA regulations on fuel containment. To prevent fuel spillages from polluting navigable waters as defined by the Clean Water Act, one component of fuel storage is housing storage units within secondary containment units (such as berms). Oil and fuel can be a danger to waterways, soil, and marine habitats if it is accidentally released. Organizations must create SPCC plans to comply with EPA regulations. These plans outline countermeasures that are taken to protect the environment from the wide-ranging environmental impacts of substances being stored. Secondary containment of fuel and other substances is one countermeasure. This is why fuel containment units are required.Deployed Containment Boom

Fuel bladders can be used in many areas, including agribusiness and public works. Standard tanks are intended for use on land, but can also be used in the marine environment and in aviation with proper support. Commonly, fuel bladders are used in oil spillage recovery operations.

High end fuel bladders provide a high level of protection for stored liquids. They ensure that the contents do not come into contact with the air. This eliminates the risk of gas formation causing evaporation and explosion. A neutral barrier film is applied to the fuel bladder's inner to prevent liquid contamination.

When critical infrastructure is not available or compromised, fuel bladders can be very useful. Flexible storage systems like fuel bladders are easy to transport and set up. Fuel bladders are resistant to extreme climatic conditions and can be used in disaster zones or wartime desert operations.

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