Tank Clean & Upgrade existing interceptor - RAF Base Case Study

Upgrade Existing Interceptor to Full Retention Class 1

 
 

Client/End-User Name:
Airbase

Location:
England

Job Description:
Upgrade existing interceptor to a double skinned full retention class 1 separator

What was the problem the end-user had:
Existing interceptor needed upgrading to comply with current regulations and Octane was called as they had the engineers and groundwork team to carry out all the work required.

Solution:
Existing Oil Water Separator (OWS) removed and new class I Separator installed. Due to it being on an American Airbase a new double skinned full retention class 1 separator was installed which complied with American regulations.

  • Step 1: Install shoring and concrete base.

Install shoring and concrete base
Install shoring and concrete base - 2
Install shoring and concrete base - 3

  • Step 2: Position new double skinned separator and secure to base.


Position new interceptor and secure to base

  • Step 3: Concrete and fill separator.


Concrete and fill interceptor

  • Step 4: Remove shoring.


Remove shoring

  • Step 5: Connect all Inlet / outlet pipework.


Connect all Inlet / outlet pipework

  • Step 6: Reinstate the area.


Reinstate area
Reinstate area - 2
Reinstate area - 3

Outcome:
The outcome for this client was a fully compliant double skinned full retention class 1 separator and the fuel storage tanks cleaned with the fuel spun back into both the petrol and diesel tanks.