Product Spotlight: Permatank® Underground Fuel Tank


Get to know the Permatank® underground fuel storage tank! This tank design features a steel inner tank with an FRP jacket that also serves as secondary containment. The Permatank® design is approved for installation in Florida under FDEP EQ#553. General Industries is a licensed fabricator for the Permatank® design, and offers it in sizes up … Read more

How to Specify: Protected Above-Ground Fuel Storage Tank


A General Industries’ Fireguard fuel storage tank is a “Protected” tank design, compliant with UL-2085. These tanks are intended to limit the heat transferred to the primary tank when exposed to a 2-hour hydrocarbon pool fire, and are provided with protection against physical damage from projectile impact and vehicle impact. These tanks are available in … Read more

Fireguard Tank Meets Road. Tank Lives to Tell Story!

So, here is the story of how this 20,000 gallon Fireguard® fuel tank survived a drop from a moving truck, and how the tank manufacturer worked with the customer to inspect and repair the fuel tank. The journey begins with three identical tanks shipping to Florida, for delivery to a hospital that was undergoing an expansion of their emergency generator system.