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Fuel Tanks

Chillicothe Metal Company offers custom, UL-142 and UL-2085  listed and labeled sub-base fuel tank solutions to meet your project specifications.  CMCO sub-base fuel tank designs lead the industry in structural integrity and will survive the stresses of loading and off-loading as well as provide trouble free service for the life of the project. 

The following “UL Listed” sub-base fuel tanks styles are designed and manufactured at our factory location in central Illinois:

  • UL-142 labeled open top dike
  • UL-142 labeled closed top dike
  • UL-142 labeled secondary containment
  • UL / CAN S601 labeled secondary containment
  • UL-2085 labeled secondary containment, fire rated

CMCO tanks are constructed of 7 gauge minimum sheet steel and structural.  Most fuel tank manufacturers “wipe down” their tanks prior to painting.  At CMCO, all sub-base fuel tanks (regardless of size) are shot blasted prior to painting.  A corrosion resistant primer is applied and acrylic enamel finish paint is applied providing the highest quality finish in the industry.  CMCO sub-base fuel tanks are designed and manufactured to withstand extreme environmental conditions.

All CMCO fuel tanks are supplied with rigging and off-loading instructions and installation instructions.

Fuel tank options available:

  • IBC Certified
  • Stub-up areas
  • Normal and emergency venting to meet all state requirements
  • Generator set mounting
  • Monitoring, on tank and remote
  • Fuel fill spill containment
  • Fire suppression
  • Access steps and platforms
  • Custom coating/painting
  • Immersion heaters
  • Transfer pumps
  • Design consultation
  • Field service assistance / project management