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Top Loading Arms

Top loading offers an efficient & economical method to load road & rail tankers. Our 200 series articulated arms are perfect for extended reach applications with a choice of unsupported or supported boom. Suitable for vapour recovery & high level overfill protection.

Top Loading Arms

  • Petroleum Top Loading Arms

    TLA101 fixed & variable reach top loading arms

    - Used for top loading of road & rail tankers in petroleum terminals & oil distribution depots.

    - Compression or torsion spring balancing for ease of use.

    - 3” or 4” bore for min. pressure drop & high flow rates up to 2400L/min.

    - Pantograph design allows for compact multi-arm parking.

    - Choice of 2 part ductile iron or 3 part carbon steel base swivel.

    - Aluminium intermediate & drop pipe swivels & loading valve with standard viton seals. PTFE seals available.

    - Maximum working pressure 10 bar.

    - Min/Max working temperature -25°C / +85°C.

    - Options

    Drip pan, loading valve with stay-open or hold-open control, vacuum breaker, arm proximity switches, manual hold-down, mitre or tee type drop pipe deflector.

    - Arm dimensions can be modified to suit site requirements.

    Stk Code Description
    TLA101-A-80 3" TLA101 Standard top loading arm
    TLA101-A-100 4" TLA101 Standard top loading arm
  • Petroleum Top Loading Arms

    TLA200 series articulated top loading arms are ideal for extended reach applications

    - Used for top loading of road & rail tankers in petroleum terminals & oil distribution depots.

    - 3”, 4” & 6” bore for min. pressure drop & high flow rates up to 4000L/min.

    - Articulated design provides the best option for vapour return & high level shut off systems.

    - Supported boom option allows greater range & weight.

    - Long lasting, hard wearing base swivel joint.

    - Aluminium swivels & valves feature viton seals.

    - Maximum working pressure 10 bar.

    - Min/Max working temperature -25°C / +85°C.

    - Options

    As per TLA100, with additions of vapour cone with return hose & high level shut-off probes.

    - Pneumatic arm control for easier operation.

    - Arm dimensions can be modified to suit site requirements.

    Stk Code Description
    TLA201-A-X 3" TLA201 long reach arm c/w support bearing
    TLA202-A-x 4" TLA202 standard reach arm without support bearing
  • General Purpose Top Loaders

    - Our general purpose top loading arms are ideal for top loading & unloading of chemicals, solvents, paints, edible & non-edible foods & other liquids that require special handling.

    - Articulated design provides maximum flexibility for adding options such as vapour recovery & overfill protection.

    - Open or closed filling system.

    - Top closed fill arm features a 5th swivel in the drop pipe.

    - Overhead or riser inlet design.

    - Arm can be thermally clad & heated with oil, steam or electric trace wire.

    - Adjustable compression spring balance for ease of use.

    - Available in 2”, 3”, 4” & 6” bore size.

    - Wetted parts in 304 or 316 stainless steel or carbon steel.

    - Maximum working pressure up to 15 bar.

    - Min/Max working temperature -25°C / +85°C.

    - Options

    Floor mounted stand post or mounting plate complete with parking hook & arm safety lock.

    Pneumatic control, auto press-down, remote pendant operation,mechanical hold-down, vapour cone & vapour return system, high level shut-off probe, proximity switch.

    Stk Code Description
    TLA201-XX-XX Top loading arm - long reach
    TLA202-XX-XX Top loading arm - std reach