Floating Suction Unit

Model No: 700

Storagetech’s Floating Suction Unit, Model 700, delivers cleaner products by collecting the fluid closest to the surface. This application is used extensively in aircraft, motor fueling, heating oils, and petrochemicals and has so on an important effect.

Storagetech provides unique and economical solutions including single and double joint suction units for specific applications.


  • It gets rich and clean content in the top layer of fuel.
  • Heavy metals such as water and dirt in the tank collapse down due to their density.
  • These are undesirable substances and are generally eliminated by drainage.
  • The floating suction arm engages at this point and remains in the floating position thanks to the pontoon and is positioned on the top surface of the tank and provides suction from this point.
  • Generally it consists of 3 main parts. Floating panttons, suction tubes and swievel joints or pivot masters that connect them.
  • Connection options are made according to customer requirements and requirements as pivot master if required on the axis of the nozzle and swievel joint if misalignment is required.
  • It can be designed as single-arm or multi-arm according to the diameter and liquid operation height of the tank.
  • The height of the suction opening can be displayed.
  • Fuel height can be measured.
  • Internal & External floating roof can be integrated.
  • It is possible to design with special support to prevent conflicts according to the internals.
  • It can be manufactured with any kind of material. (CS, SS, AL, Duplex, Hastelloy, etc.)
  • Connection joints are klinger, nitrile, viton, teflon, rubber, etc.
  • The design is carried out through the existing manhole.
  • All stress, performance and flow analyzes are performed.
  • The plugs made of polyamide or teflon.
  • Special designs can be realized upon request.
  • Sealing and movement tests are carried out in our factory.
  • Can be manufactured from ½” to 40″.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Suitable for most aggressive products as 100% aromatics.
  • It can work in the range of -50 degrees to 200 degrees.
  • Connection flanges are carried out in accordance with all standard flanges according to customer specifications.
  • Filtration unit can be installed in the suction port for higher performance.
  • Anti vortex device is available.

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