For reliability best practices, oil storage and transfer containers are essential
Stop the insanity. Why leave your lubricants that you depend on to lubricate your machines open to dirt and moisture? It’s time to get rid of the old oil can with rag. The oil can method allows water, dirt and other particulates to contaminate your expensive lubricants. Whatever ends up in the oil, ends up in your equipment. The smallest particulates, especially the ones we do not see, can cause asset components to fail prematurely.
Another problem with oil transfer and oil storage methods is incorrect lubricant usage or lubricant cross contamination. Ever had an operator pick up an unmarked container and use the wrong lubricant on a piece of equipment? This can have a very negative effect on asset protection.
Sealable, reusable oil storage containers are the solution to prevent contamination. They make lubricant storage and handling easy, efficient and clean. Best practice recommendations also include integrating a color-coding system that includes properly labeled containers to prevent misapplication and cross contamination. Xpel® oil storage containers can provide instant impact on your lubricant reliability efforts.
Xpel Oil Storage Containers are the solution
- Fully sealing units that prevent contaminants from getting into the oil
- Easy to dispense without the need for secondary tools such as funnels
- Ability to be color-coded and labeled so that contents are easily identifiable for maintenance operators
Oil storage and transfer container kits
LE can help you by supplying best practice lubricant storage and transfer container configurations. There are five lid types and five oil storage body types to choose from, and lids are available in 10 colors so that you may maximize the visual identification aspect of this storage, transfer and handling tool.
Choose your lid style and drum body size, pick your color choice and request a quote. To get started, click on the appropriate link on the left side of this page.
Each oil storage and transfer container kit will contain:
- Drum body
- Identification tag kit (custom label not included; please contact LE)
Oil Storage and Transfer Container Kit Options:
- Stumpy Spout Lid Kit
- Stretch Spout Lid Kit
- Mini Spout Lid Kit
- Utility Lid Kit with Premium Pump
- Utility Lid Kit with Standard Pump
- Utility Lid Kit
- Storage Lid Kit
Use this handy guide to determine the right style for your operation
Oil storage and transfer container lids
Xpel® Stumpy Spout Lid
Specially designed for applications in which a higher lubricant flow is required, the Stumpy Spout Lid is a wide spout model with a 1-inch opening. It can be used with a stumpy extension hose to extend spout reach if needed.
Xpel® Stretch Spout Lid
Designed for use where precise pouring of lubricants is required, including hard-to-reach areas, the Stretch Spout Lid has a ½-inch spout opening and longer spout, making it is ideal for lower viscosity oil (<ISO 220).
Xpel® Mini Spout Lid
With is outlet diameter of approximately ¼ inch (7mm), the Mini Spout Lid is ideal for applying lubricant where equipment filler holes are small.
Xpel® Utility Lid
A multipurpose lid with 2-inch outlet hole, the Utility Lid ensures controlled fast pouring of lubricants. Match it to a 3-, 5-, or 10-liter/quart drum for use with a Premium or Standard Pump.
Xpel® Storage Lid
With the Storage Lid, oil storage containers can be pre-filled for easier no-spill, contaminant-free transportation and storage. It is a convenient alternative to handling bulky 20-liter/quart drums.
Oil storage and transfer container drum bodies
Available in four different sizes, Xpel® oil storage container bodies are fully interchangeable with all of the Xpel oil storage and transfer lids. The polyethylene plastic drum bodies are rugged and have an extra wide neck opening for rapid pouring and easy cleaning. They are transparent and have graduated markings to make it easy to see and measure liquid levels.
- 2-liter/quart drum body
- 3-liter/quart drum body
- 5-liter/quart drum body
- 10-liter/quart drum body
Xpel Oil Container Pumps
Add a convenient hand pump to discharge lubricants quickly and easily with less mess and less chance of spilling. The two Xpel® Oil Container Pumps work only with the Utility Lid and the 3-, 5- or 10-liter/quart drum bodies. Both come with a 5-foot (1.5m) hose with anti-drip nozzle, excellent for lubricating hard-to-reach fill points.
Designed to handle fluids up to ISO 460, this high-volume downstroke pump delivers 1 liter or quart for approximately 12 strokes. This unit is not color-coded.
Designed to handle fluids up to ISO 680, this high-volume downstroke pump delivers 1 liter or quart for approximately 12 strokes. It is color-coded, fully serviceable and features a D-shaped handle grip. A range of accessories is available for this pump.
Extension hoses for containers
These flexible extension hoses are available for awkward or hard-to-reach areas. They attach easily to the oil storage container using the Stretch or Stumpy Spout Lids. The Stretch Spout Extension Hose can be pulled from the fitting and the length cut to suit the application.
12-inch Extension Hose
Works with Stretch Spout Lid
10.4-inch Extension Hose
Works with Stumpy Spout Lid
LE offers full-service support for all of your oil storage and transfer container needs
In addition to onsite equipment assessment, consultation and service, LE provides the following customization and value-added options:
- Product recommendation
- Lubrication reliability training & education
- Oil analysis program
LE is happy to offer industrial lubricant and reliability recommendations for a variety of industries and applications, and to provide product-specific data on all of our items to help you make the right decision. To learn more about our enhanced lubricants and lubricant reliability products, please contact LE today.