BundGuards | Substation & Transformer Oil Spills & Leaks Containment
Published 03 Jul 2020
Substation & Transformer Oil Spills & Leaks Containment
Andel’s BundGuard system is specifically designed to face water removal problems at substation sites and protect the environment and the operator of the site.
Any tank, drum or plant containing more than 200 litres of oil must be provided with some form of secondary containment or bund to retain leaks and spills. By law the bund must be capable of holding at leasts 110% of the contents of the main oil tank.
Large oil storage tanks and equipment such as electricity transformers may contain several thousand litres of oil and are also likely to be open to the elements. The bund will gradually collect rainwater and in time, the holding capacity of the bund can be significantly reduced.
As oil floats on water, once the capacity drops below 100% there is a risk of oil overflowing over the bund wall in the event of tank failure.
Thorne & Derrick can supply an extensive range of standard and customised Bundguards for the protection of medium/high voltage substations.
Andel’s BundGuard is a cost-effective, self-contained and easy to fit automatic pump and alarm unit which monitors and works around the clock.
The BundGuard system uses advanced circuitry and micro control technology to keep oil within the container and expel water from the containment area.
The BundGuard has a robust stainless steel pump and sensor unit located within the sump. The control unit activates the pump as required to remove only clean water safe to foul sewer or interceptor depending on the sites circumstances.
Andel’s BundGuard system has a number of failsafe systems in place and a range of visual and relay alarm outputs to ensure safety and allow for communication to remote monitoring systems.
The PPL BundGuard removes the need for regularly emptying the bund by waste contractors thereby reducing costs, the environmental impact and carbon footprint.
|Power||110/230 VAC, 440W (Total including pump)|
|Construction||Stainless steel, IP66|
|Dimensions||320mm x 260mm x 120mmHeight x Width x Depth|
|Indicators||LEDs: Mains SupplyPump ActiveHigh Water AlarmHigh Oil AlarmPump Disable
LCD: Pump Operation Counter
|Outputs||Mains Fail, High Water, High Oil, Pump Disable rated at;10A at 230VAC (AC1)0.1A at 220VDC (DC1)|
|Fixing||Wall/Surface Mount via External Fixing Lugs|
|Power & Voltage||Nominal|
|Construction||Stainless Steel, Immersion Proof|
|Dimensions||570mm x 180mm x 70mmHeight x Width x Depth|
|Fixing||Free Standing in Base of Sump|
|Power & Voltage||230 VAC (110 VAC optional)|
|Dimensions||250mm x 160mmHeight x Width|
|Safety||Thermal Trip; Self Reset|
|Flow Rate||110 litres per minute at 2-3 metre head|
|Fixing||Part of the sensor unit|
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