Loading & Unloading Arm System

Loading & Unloading Arm System

ERGIL Storagetech Loading & Unloading Arm System

An ERGIL brand, ERGIL Storagetech™ provides complete solutions; such as loading/unloading arms, folding stairs, and gantries, for tanker loading and unloading systems. Both top loading and bottom loading systems provides highest safety standards and minimize the fire risk. They can be fitted with vapor recovery and high level over fill protection systems. Loading arms can be insulated or heated depending on weather conditions or application. ERGIL StorageTech™ also provides complete skid systems, which have less delivery time and easy to mobilize.

Type of Loading Arms:

  • Top Loading
  • Bottom Loading
  • Skid Loading Arm Systems

Steel Structures:

  • Access Platforms
  • Gantries & Canopies
  • Folding Stairs

Loading Arm Accessories:

  • Jacketed (Heated) Loading Arm System
  • Vapor Cone System (Vapor Collection) for Loading Arms
  • Fully Automated Control System for Loading Arms
Turn-Key Loading and Unloading System

Turn-Key Loading and Unloading System

Complete Top Loading System with Gantry

Complete Top Loading System with Gantry

Ex-proof Static Grounding Protection


Vapor Cone

Vapor Cone

Mobile Skid Bottom Loading System

Mobile Skid Bottom Loading System

Mobile Skid Bottom Loading System

Mobile Skid Bottom Loading System

Mobile Skid Bottom Loading System

Mobile Skid Bottom Loading System


Connection road tanker : Drop pipe with mitre end
Connection terminal side product: Riser / overhead flange 4" ANSI 150RF
Arm balance: Adjustable heavy duty compression
Swivel joints product line: 4 off, 3 part type SW100 twin raceway
Materials of construction
Wetted parts: Carbon steel
Swivel inner: 304 stainless steel
Swivel outer body/flange: EN45 / EN20 carbon steel

Support brace & balance parts: Mild steel
Product seals: PTFE with high temperature synthetic grease
Finish: All mild/carbon steel primed & top coat
Dimensions: Typical to be confirmed
A boom arm: 1500mm
B primary arm: 2100mm
C drop pipe: 1500mm

Mounting column specification
Type: Carbon steel construction with mounting plate
Loading arm mounting: Top & bottom flange to suit loading arm bearings
Parking lock for boom arm: Spring loaded with centre detent & operator handle
Primary rest hook; Included
Finish: Primed & top coat

Electric trace heating & cladding specification
Type: Thermostatic controlled self-regulating cable
Temperature hold point: 93°C
Insulation: Rock wool 50mm
Cladding: Aluminum type 57S 1mm
Coverage: All liquid lines up to the drop pipe swivel joint

Overfill prevention system Hazardous area specification
Type: Vibration limit switch
Make : Endress & Hauser
Housing: IP66/67
Rating: ATEX II Ex ia T6 zone 0/1 approved
Output: NAMUR volt free
Mounting: Mounted to adjustable manlid rest. 
Probe protected via aluminium / stainless shroud.
Cable: Unit is pre wired with 10 mtrs of cable. Cable attached to arm via xxxxx.
Plant interface: Nivotester FTL325N level instrument approved
ATEX II requires 20-30 vac. 2 x Output.

Vapour cone & return hose specification
Type: Universal to suit manlids 400 – 600mm
Material: Stainless steel
Mounting: Adjustable clamp to drop pipe
Accessory connections: 1 in for overfill probe 3in BSP for return hose
Return hose: Chemiflex 3 in bore plant connection Loose ANSI 150RF
Hose mounting to arm: Saddle clamps

Pneumatic primary arm control with press down feature specification
Type: Double acting pneumatic cylinder

Mounting: Fitted to drop pipe / mounting column
Control pendant: Aluminum pendant controller with push buttons
Control box; Stainless steel box with toggle control
Plant interface by others: Requires min 6 bar 1cfm clean air supply
Control positions: Up / hold / down – press down
Junction box: Stainless junction box mounted to
arm with 8mm entry for plant air. Optional pendant controller with umbilical air line. 


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