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Cost Effective Solutions for Secondary Oil Containment Solutions

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Early detection of an oil spill is critical to preventing harmful pollution and environmental contamination.  Secondary Oil Containment solutions must be designed to provide immediate detection of an oil spill to avoid the threat of chemical exposure to human and animal life and destruction of vegetation, as well as service disruption and system downtime.  At the same time, company’s need to take into consideration the liability and fines associated with non-conformity and damage associated with an oil spill. 

The Oil Minder® Solution

Designed in compliance to the EPA Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC), Oil Minder sensing products and controls comply with federal code regulations while minimizing environmental and safety risks.

Oil Minder provides solutions across a wide-range of industries required to meet SPCC, including:

    • Oil Drilling
    • Power Generators
    • Oil Refineries
    • Airports
    • Construction Sites
    • Marines
    • Fish Canneries
    • Farms and Ranches
    • Tank farms
    • Oil Production
    • Utilities

How It Works

The real differentiator for Oil Minder is how the control panel interacts with the oil probe and pump to ensure proper performance, redefining expectations for operations and maintenance.   Measuring conductivity in a liquid, Oil Minder has proven reliability to differentiate oil and water. Self-cleaning, conductivity probes are maintenance free compared to optical sensors that attract contaminants. The result is a newfound level of safety, maintenance practices, condition monitoring and protection against liability.  

KEY ATTRIBUTES

Long Term Durability and Reliability

  • NEMA 4X weathertight corrosion resistant polycarbonate enclosures 
  • Stainless Steel sensor probe with patented electronic technology repelling dirt contamination

Ease of Installation, Maintenance and Increased Operational Safety

  • Single direct plug-in power source for operation of entire system offering ease of installation and increased operational safety
  • Alarms, lights, silence switch, and remote monitoring circuit for oil, high liquid, and high current conditions
  • LED Indicator lights for oil spill, power, high liquid level, overload and pump run.
  • Solid state “push to test” switch conveniently performs all pump and control diagnostic tests
  • Complete factory assembly and testing ensures quality of entire pumps and control system.

Oil Minder System can be combined with a variety of different pumps and valves including those that can handle solids.

Early Detection Eliminates Pollution

Early warning is an essential element in risk prevention.  Designed to detect the smallest sheen of oil, Oil Minder’s patented conductive sensing technology and communication protocols provide very early warning notification.  Key personnel are notified immediately of a possible dangerous hazard enabling advance actions. Oil Minder allows for quick and accurate development of a countermeasure plan and provides the following communication protocols:

  • Pump Failure to Flow
  • Oil Fault
  • High Water Alarm
  • Pump Run Status
  • Pump Overload
  • Pump Failure to Start
  • Float Failures

Customized Solutions

Combining a full portfolio of pumps with the ability to customize controls, Oil Minder offers a solution based on each unique application.  Oil Minder includes a pump, floats, oil probe and control panel. Options exist for each component depending on space constraints, location, environmental concerns and/or communication requirements.  

Industrial Flow Solutions is committed to providing customized solutions that redefine expectations in the market.  With more than 25,000 systems operating reliably in the field, Oil Minder is specifically designed to meet SPCC requirements   For more information, please call 860.391.3985 or visit www.stancorpumps.com

John Wilson Joins Industrial Flow Solutions as President

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