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Towable fuel tank

Why use towable fuel tank?

These towable fuel tanks are at the same time :

  • air-transportable,
  • air droppable
  • tractable

They are used for logistical support during interventions in external operations. They are used to transport fuel in the hold of airplanes or helicopters, or even under slings. These flexible tanks are air-droppable from an aircraft up to 30 feet. They can be towed while driving behind a vehicle. They can also used to transport water or other liquids.

Air transportable flexible tanks are shaped like a drum.

They are emptied either by :

Case of use of towable fuel tank

  • Supplying water or fuel to remote or inaccessible locations
  • Basic life supply

Technical characteristics of air-droppable flexible tanks

We manufacture air droppable flexible tanks made of rubber-coated technical textiles. We choose the material according to the content (water, fuel…). The objective is to keep the characteristics of the stored liquids.

Towable tanks are resistant to the atmospheric and climatic conditions of the countries :

  • temperate,
  • tropical
  • equatorial

They are assembled by vulcanization in a homogeneous way in one operation (manufacturing process “seamless”).

Standard capacities are 200l, 1000l and 1900l.

The towable flexible tanks have the following accessories:

  • Easily accessible filling and emptying port. It is in the center of one of the tank flanges. It is equipped with a quick coupling (DN 50) minimum.
  • Flow and pressure control device
  • Flanges for slinging, lashing and towing behind a vehicle
  • Slinging system for handling the filled tank
  • Tie-down system on an aircraft cargo hold or truck bed
Volume

USG / L

Ø

cm

Length

cm

Weight

kg

Pressure

bar

55 / 20060100200,3
250 / 1000110130850,3
500 / 19001351601300,3

Non-contractual data for information purposes

Musthane is able to make flexible transport tanks according to your specifications.

Advantages of Towable fuel tank

  • Simple and quick to use
  • Robustness and mechanical resistance resistant to tearing and abrasion
  • Preservation of the characteristics of the fuel contained
  • Preservation of softness qualities between – 25 °C and + 70 °C
  • Towable behind a military vehicle
  • Transportable in an aircraft hold
  • Dropable from aircraft
  • High resistance to weather conditions
  • Resistant to the action of ultraviolet rays, humidity,
  • Resistant to weather and micro-organisms
  • Easy cleaning
  • Made to measure manufacturing

Optional accessories for Towable fuel tank

  • Pipes with semi-symmetrical connection
  • Towing device for towing behind a vehicle (maximum speed 15 km/h)
  • Volucompteur
  • Repair kit

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