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Fuel Load Calculator

This information is for estimation/guideline usage only, and is not intended to be final or published. The engineer of record shall make any final determinations regarding prudent design, and associated calculations.

RUNTIME
(Minimum # of hours generators need to run without a fuel delivery)
Hours

GENERATORS
(Enter the kW rating of each generator. Use the “+ add another generator” link below if you have more than three. The Fuel Load Calculator will estimate the consumption rate of the generator(s) at full load.)
# kW Consumption GPH approx
1 kW
2 kW
3 kW
+ add another generator
Total Consumption GPH
Available Fuel Required - GALLONS (Based on Runtime)

ULLAGE
(The empty space inside of a fuel tank, above the liquid fuel level. Codes may require ullage with a minimum of 5%, but sometimes more. Recommended value: 10%)
%

DROP TUBE GAP
(The space between the bottom of the drop tube and the floor of the tank. typically 6” on bulk fuel oil storage tanks. Recommended value: 10% of tank capacity)
%

GENERATOR TESTING
(Additional fuel to test the system without dropping available fuel storage below the amount required for theoretical runtime hours. Recommended value: 5-10%)
%
TOTAL TANK CAPACITY REQUIRED:
Estimated Nominal Capacity

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