The Water Removal Sponge contans a unique polymer that absorbs up to 1.5 litres of water (but not oil) and is supplied with a recovery string for easy retrieval when dipped in your oil tank.
Removing the water in your tank will help maintain the quality of your fuel and enable your system to run cleaner and more efficiently, giving you the peace of mind that your fuel will work to its maximum capability.
Water build up or condensation naturally happens in all oil tanks because of the constant atmospheric temperature changes and can cause a number of problems within the oil tank and the boiler.
The Tank Sponge is weighted so that it lays flat on the bottom of your tank and when the tank sponge is full it should be removed and replaced with a new sponge.
It’s natural that water will enter your oil tank. It’s a common problem, often caused by the condensation within the tank itself which then begins to settle. This creates a bottom layer of water. Here are a few other ways water can enter your tank:
Here are some negative side effects of water in your tank: