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Processing LPG vehicles

SEDA LPG processing
SEDA know that you need the right equipment, no matter what the job but processing LPG is far too dangerous not to do right.

Last month we brought you news of the government’s recently published regulatory position statement (RPS) covering the flaring of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) from end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) at permitted sites. This month SEDA tell us about the kit you need.


The SEDA L-34002 Gas Burner (that you can see above) includes everything you need to safely and efficiently process end of life vehicles fitted with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks.

The equipment has been specifically designed and manufactured for purging vehicle tanks of LPG and flaring off the gas.

The l-3400 lpg eco recovery system will recover the lpg gas from the tank or cylinder into its own cylinder or a storage container (gas cylinder, etc) then allow you to connect the burner and purge the tank allowing you to dispose of the tank once processed. This is a mobile unit and can be used to move around the vehicle but the flaring of the gas must be in a designated and controlled area.

The l-34001 lpg recovery class equipment removes the LPG from the vehicle tank and fills it into a separate storage container (gas cylinder, etc.). Then a combustion torch burns off the remaining gaseous contents. Finally, the vehicle’s tank is rinsed with nitrogen to neutralize it and remove any danger of the tank igniting.

An integrated SPS control system is responsible for each step of this completely automatic process. A simple on/ off switch, large display and a built-in pressure gauge make it safe and easy to control.

Please be aware that the purge and flare must be carried out in a clearly identified, designated area of the site, away from any combustible and flammable materials.

To find out more, visit SEDA’s website.

Details of the government’s RSG can be found here.

April 2017


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