Diesel Fuel Tank Basics

Diesel fuel tanks play a critical role in many industries, powering vehicles, generators, and heavy machinery. In this blog, we will explore the basics of diesel fuel tanks, including what they are and their various uses.

What Are Diesel Fuel Tanks?

Diesel fuel tanks are specialized containers designed to store and supply diesel fuel. They are typically made of durable materials that can withstand the corrosive nature of diesel fuel and provide a safe storage solution. These tanks come in a variety of sizes and configurations, allowing for flexibility in different applications.

Uses of Diesel Fuel Tanks

Vehicle Fueling: Diesel fuel tanks are commonly used for storing fuel for vehicles such as trucks, buses, and construction equipment. They provide a convenient and efficient way to ensure a steady supply of fuel for vehicles operating in remote locations or areas without easy access to fuel stations.

Generator Fuel Supply: Many businesses, facilities, and households rely on diesel generators as a backup power source. Diesel fuel tanks are used to store and supply fuel to these generators, ensuring a continuous power supply during outages or in off-grid locations.

Industrial Machinery: Large-scale industrial machinery, including agricultural equipment, mining machinery, and construction vehicles, often require diesel fuel. Diesel fuel tanks are used to store fuel on-site, enabling uninterrupted operation and maximizing productivity.

Marine Applications: Diesel fuel tanks are essential for marine vessels such as boats, ships, and yachts. These tanks store the fuel needed for propulsion systems, generators, and other onboard equipment, allowing for longer journeys and extended time at sea.

Fuel Transfer and Transport: Diesel fuel tanks are also used for transporting fuel from one location to another. They are commonly found in trucks and trailers specifically designed for fuel delivery, ensuring efficient and safe transportation of diesel fuel.

Pacific States Petroleum offers a comprehensive range of products and services to meet your on-site fueling needs. One service that is cost effective and time saving for many companies is the rental of our diesel fuel storage tanks. Our tanks are double-walled, fork-liftable, UL rated tanks that range from 24 gallons to 1000 gallons. Each tank comes with a 12-volt or 120-volt 15-gallon per minute pump, allowing equipment to be filled quickly and easily. There is no time limit on the rental of our tanks. Whether you need it for a few days on a jobsite or in your yard for an indefinite period of time, the tank allows you to have an on-site fuel supply twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. If you have any questions regarding this product or any other products we offer, please contact us at (800) 679-1700.