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Specification: Tramont Corporation

Diesel Fuel Primary 3701 N. Humboldt Blvd.


Milwaukee, WI 53212
Day Tank Ph: 414.967.8800
Fx: 414.967.8811
www.tramont.com

A. Manufacturer Qualifications C. Fuel Containment Basin


Manufacturer shall have a minimum ten The day tank shall include a welded steel
years experience in the design and containment basin to prevent escape of
construction of Underwriters Laboratories fuel into the environment in the event of a
(UL) listed day tank systems. tank rupture.

B. Construction Rupture basin (indoor applications only):


Day tank shall be Tramont Model TRX or The basin shall consist of an open-top,
approved equivalent, and constructed in welded heavy gauge steel structure sized
accordance with Underwriters Laboratories at a minimum of 150% of the tank
Standard UL-142. The day tank shall also capacity. The basin shall be primed and
be constructed in accordance with finish painted.
Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code,
NFPA 30; and The Standard for Installation Double wall basin (outdoor applications
and use of Stationary Combustible Engine and indoor applications where required by
and Gas Turbines, NFPA 37. Day tank shall local codes): The basin shall consist of a
be made of heavy gauge steel welded heavy gauge steel structure sized
construction. Tank shall be coated with rust at a minimum of 150% of the tank
inhibitor inside, primed and finish painted capacity. The exterior of the basin shall be
outside. Required tank connections include: primed and finish painted. The basin shall
include a welded steel top with an
1 NPT engine supply appropriately sized NPT fitting for
1 NPT engine return emergency vent, and appropriately sized
NPT fitting for emergency vent, zinc-plated emergency vent cap.
sized as appropriate. Emergency vent cap shall be spring-
1 NPT overflow. pressure operated. Opening pressure shall
2 NPT normal vent be 0.5 psig; full opening pressure 2.5 psig.
4 square inspection port Limits shall be marked on top of each vent.
with manual fuel level gauge
and manual fill cap D. Leak Detection System
A rupture basin leak detector switch shall
It shall be provided with atmospheric be wired into the electronic control module
(normal) vent cap with screen and (ECM). This will shut down the supply
appropriately sized zinc-plated emergency pump and motor in case of a fuel leak into
vent cap. Emergency vent cap shall be the containment basin.
spring-pressure operated. Opening
pressure shall be 0.5 psig; full opening
pressure shall be 2.5 psig. Limits shall be
marked on top of each vent.

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Specification: Tramont Corporation
Diesel Fuel Primary 3701 N. Humboldt Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Day Tank Ph: 414.967.8800
Fx: 414.967.8811
www.tramont.com

E. Electronic Control Module (ECM) Appropriate, and provide a minimum of 17


The electronic control module (ECM) shall feet of vertical lift at sea level. A motor
be Tramont System 2000PLUS or shall be provided of sufficient horsepower
approved equivalent. The system shall to operate the pump; electrical
have a single electrical analog float sensor characteristics designated as appropriate.
to provide level signal to the ECM. The
following shall be provided as part of the G. Duplex Pumping System
system: In applications requiring a duplex
LED fuel level indicator pumping system the tank shall include two
High fuel level warning pump and motor combinations. The
(activates at 106% of tank pump/motors shall alternate as the lead
capacity) when the tank is pumping fuel. The lead
Low fuel level warning pump shall activate when the fuel level
(activates at 62% of tank declines to 87% of tank capacity; the
capacity) second pump shall activate and operate in
Critical low level shut off tandem with the lead pump if the fuel level
(activates at 6% of tank declines to 75% of capacity. Appropriately
capacity) sized solenoid valves with strainers shall be
Fuel in basin alarm provided on the pump fuel inlets.
Pump control (Pump on at 87%
of capacity, off at 100% of H. Reverse Pumping System
capacity) A reverse pumping system shall be
ECM functional signal provided in applications where the main
tanks maximum fuel level is at a higher
All warnings shall provide contacts for level than the day tank. The reverse
remote annunciation (3 amps @ 120 VAC). pump/motor will return fuel to the main
All signals and warnings shall be indicated tank in the event the day tank level
by LED lights. All warnings shall be exceeds 110% of its normal capacity. The
provided with normally open and normally reverse pump shall be activated by a
closed contacts for remote annunciation. separate, critical high level float switch.
The ECM shall be capable of being The reverse pump capacity will be equal to
manually controlled with On, Off, and or greater than the capacity of the supply
Test buttons. A secure internal test pump. If the tank includes a duplex supply
button shall be provided to verify relays pumping system, the reverse pump shall
functionality. The system shall be UL-508 be equal to or greater than the combined
listed. Electrical characteristics shall be 120 capacity of the two supply pumps.
VAC, 1 phase, 60 Hz.

F. Pumps
The tank shall include a fuel oil pump to
draw fuel oil from the main tank to the day
tank. Pump capacity shall be sized as

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