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Preferred Utilities

Preferred Utilities engineers and fabricates fuel oil handling systems for diesel generators and dual-fuel fired boilers for mission critical facilities such as data centers, hospitals, and emergency response facilities. Our engineers specialize in mission critical fuel oil system design so they are current with the latest industry practices and fire protection codes. In addition, Preferred Utilities offers a wide variety of fuel oil system components designed to meet the unique requirements of our fuel oil customers. Preferred Utilities' industrial factory is located in Danbury, CT

RUPTURE BASIN SWITCH

The Model RBS Leak Detection Switch detects leakage into day tank rupture basins and double wall piping leak containment systems containing diesel or distillate fuel oils.

 

Features

  • Easy Installation
  • Lever Float Operated
  • Protected With Heavy Cast Aluminum

 

Overview

The Model RBS Leak Detection Switch detects leakage into day tank rupture basins and double wall piping leak containment systems containing diesel or distillate fuel oils. For easy installation, the Model RBS is designed for side-wall mounting. For reliability, the switch has redundant vapor and fluid sealing provisions, is lever float operated and magnetically actuated. External to the containment vessel, the Model RBS is protected with a heavy duty cast aluminum NEMA 4 watertight wiring enclosure. 

Application

Provide where shown on the drawings a switch for leak sensing on all containment piping within the building. There shall be a switch at the end of each pitched horizontal run.  Switches shall integrate with fuel oil management control center. The Leak Detection Switch shall be Preferred Utilities Mfg. Corp., Danbury, CT, Model RBS. 

Specifications

Mounting: ¾” NPT

 

Insertion Depth: 3 ½” Nominal

 

Fluids: Water, Light Fuel Oils

 

Fluid Temperature: 150° F Maximum

 

Fluid Specific Gravity: 0.65 Minimum

 

Fluid Pressure: 25 Psig Maximum

 

Electrical: 8 VA Pilot Duty @ 120VAC

 

Switch Action Can Be: SPST-N.C. / N.O. (depending on installation orientation – switch shown N.O.)

 

Electrical Housing: Cast Aluminum, NEMA 4

Wetted Parts: Steel and Nylon 66