Top Loading Arm

    Top loading arms are used for loading and unloading tankers and rail cars from the top. The loading arm is mounted on a loading platform and connects the vehicle to the loading installation by means of a flange connection or through the manhole.

    Optimal Top Loading Arm

    WLT provides the ideal top loading arm for every situation. There are four basic types available in several versions and materials.

    type TS – for fixed working areas
    TP – for smaller working areas
    TK – for considerable working areas
    TD – for considerable working areas, including a fixed vapour return line
    diameter DN50 (2″) up to DN150 (6″)
    material carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminium, PTFE lined
    control manual, pneumatic, hydraulic
    options vapour return line
    steam tracing, oil jacketing, electrical tracing
    piggable version
    sanitary version
    break away coupler
    telescopic drop pipe
    overfill protection
    detection devices

    If required, the basic types can be adapted through customised design according to specific applications or the customer’s individual requirements.

    The combination of top loading arms together with the right access platforms and fall protection equipment is very important for the ergonomics of the equipment and the safety of the operator. That is why WLT provides complete solutions for top loading, existing of loading platforms, folding stairs and fall protection equipment and top loading arms.

    By using WLT swivel joints and high-quality materials, the top loading arms are suitable for loading any type of liquid, they are long-lasting. The loading arms are particularly user-friendly on account of the expert design.