Top-bottom Loading Arms and Loading Gantries Service

At Assentech we have a lot of experience with tanker loading and offloading systems. We have supplied and installed loading arms and gantries into wide a variety of industries and applications and are happy to share our experience with our customers.

As well as assisting the design, supplying and installing loading arms, we also service on-site and refurbish at our purpose built repair centre in the South West.

In addition to supplying loading arms and couplers, we also design and build complete top loading and bottom loading platforms, gantries and racks, combining our experience with the latest FEA software and production techniques.


How Can Assentech Help?

Customers involve us in their tanker loading requirements for a number of reasons including;


New Product Selection

We take a consultative approach to customer’s requirements, talking through your P&IDs with you and working hand-in-hand with OPW Fluid Transfer whose equipment we supply.

Loading systems are not always straightforward and with huge range of products on the market – with the experience we have gained we help our customers select a system which is suitable for their needs yet scalable for future requirements

Replacements & Upgrades

If you are concerned about the size or performance of your current loading arms or gantries we would love to talk to you.

If your system is not performing how you would expect then there is likely a problem – we will gladly carry out an inspection of your equipment and advise of what steps need to be taken to get better performance.


As an OPW approved repair dealer we carry out inspections on loading arms with respect to condition, function and compliance. We provide this service for all makes of equipment.


We install the full range of equipment we offer, from loading arms, swivels and balance assemblies to folding stairs and complete gantries. Our engineers are fully insured to work on COMAH sites and we provide Risk Assessments and Method Statements in advance of all work as standard.


We carry out off-site refurbishment of loading arms at our purpose built service center in the South West. We provide this service for all makes of equipment.

In-Service Support

We can tailor reactive and planned maintenance services to suit your needs as a customer and the specification of your equipment. Typically with loading arms, we would recommend periodic visual inspections with suitably scheduled lubrication and replacement of seals. We provide this service for all makes of equipment.

Technical Seminars

If you or your team want to know more about tanker loading or offloading we will be happy to run a technical seminar or lunch and learn session for you. We make no charge for the sessions for end users or groups of 5 or more people.