Wear Valley Tanks Ltd

SUPPLIERS OF IBC STILLAGE TANKS & FITTINGS

We accept card payments over the phone

If you are arranging your own collection – please ring as our yard is not always manned.

Based just off A689. Toronto bypass Bishop Auckland DL14 7SB. Next to Kynren 8 miles from A1 Junction 60.
4 miles from A68 Fir Tree Bishop Auckland.

Stillage Tank Fitting Advice

All our connections are straightforward and simple but if you do have any difficulties with fitting – below are a few tips and tricks to solve any issues you may have.

If you still require advice on fittings please call us on: 07974 158 825

Stillage Tank Fitting Advice

Removing the IBC tank from its Metal Cage:

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Remove the four holding screws from both of the horizontal top bars.

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Roll the unit onto its side – ensure the outlet is facing upwards.
Grasp one of the horizontal top bars….

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…pull towards you and the plastic tank slides easily from its metal frame.
Reverse the procedure to replace the tank.

Changing the Outlet Valve:

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Loosen the valve fitting from the thread end using a Stilson or similar.

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Unscrew the valve by hand. Do not use the valve handle to unscrew the fitting.

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Your IBC outlet can now be fitted with an attachment to suite your requirements.

Measuring your Fittings:

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This is the measurement of a normal standard 55mm tank outlet.

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This is the female measurement of the standard 55mm thread ‘blue handle’ valve we sell.

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This is the female measurement of the 75mm thread ‘red handle’ valve we sell.

Quick Check for which Tap Size is Required:

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Remove old tap (see second section above). Turn tap around and line up against tank outlet.

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hole. If thread is identical size and bore you will require a BLUE handle tap. However if the tank

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bore hole is larger than the tap outlet thread you need to purchase the RED handle tap.

Threaded Extension Spout:

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These spouts can be bought as a single item but unlike other spouts that we sell…

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…they have a male thread on the outlet point so they can be attached to one another…

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…giving extra reach, to prevent spilling and splashes or to suit a specific purpose.

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