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  1. Our Christmas Opening Hours

    Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year from all of us at Hytek! It has been a great year at Hytek, and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank our customers for their business, their support and their continued excellence as business partners in 2019.
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  2. AdBlue Equipment at Hytek - Storing & Dispensing

    Hytek has always been a specialist in fuel and lubrication equipment, so it was no surprise when they added AdBlue equipment to their range. At the time, it was used primarily in heavy agricultural equipment and lorries, but by 2009 it was becoming more prevalent in road cars too.
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  3. What is a Fuel Transfer Pump?

    As its name would suggest, the function of a fuel transfer pump is to transport fuel from the fuel tank to a vehicle or from one location to another. There is an array of uses for fuel transfer pumps, such as refuelling forklift trucks to larger commercial vehicles such as a bus or lorry, right up to large utility vehicles used on construction sites or quarries.
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  4. Hytek's First MID Approved ALPHA Diesel Has Been Despatched

    It's a proud day for the team at Hytek: the first Weights and Measures approved ALPHA diesel has been despatched to a customer. Ideal Tanks in Northampton placed their order ready for an installation project that they’re currently working on.
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  5. FC20 Order Heads off into the wild

    This week Hytek sent out a set of four FC20 fuel control units to a valued customer, ready for use in their depots.
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  6. Tuthill Fill-Rite Range

    Hytek have been a Fill-Rite distributor since 1988, they started with the 800 & 900 series flow meters, double acting Piston Hand Pumps FR150/152 & the Rotary Hand Pumps FR110/112 & now offer the latest FR1200C & FR4205G series battery pumps often used as part of a miss fueling system to remove the wrong fuel from a vehicle's tank. When a vehicle's tank is filled with the wrong fuel ie petrol or diesel these pumps are the preferred choice by the industry as they are safe, robust & trouble free for use time after time! ATEX & CE approved they are normally used as part of a tank and system housed in a vehicle offering a mobile solution. Many hundreds are installed for this application alone. (Hytek product codes HP150, HP152, HP110, HP112, Hytek cat pages 37 & 41, also Hytek code 1210.ATEX and 4205.ATEX cat page 94)
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  7. Fuel Storage Tank Re-Circulation/Fuel Conditioner Kits - keeps fuel fresh!

    High-quality fuel is important in the effective and efficient running of machinery, but how much thought do you give to storing it properly? Fuel that is left sitting still for extended periods such as in emergency tanks or backup systems can become contaminated if not cared for properly. Hytek’s Fuel Storage Tank Re-Circulation/Fuel Conditioner Kits prevent fuel from becoming contaminated over time and make sure that your fuel is ready for use at any time. The kits can be fitted to data centre backup generator tanks, hospital emergency generator ranks, or any other installation where fuel is at risk.
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  8. We’ll be at the UNITI Expo in Stuttgart 2018!

    Hytek will be attending the UNITI Expo in Stuttgart, Germany from 15th - 17th May 2018. We will be showcasing a specialised selection of our fuel and lubrication equipment for international customers. Our NEW petrol ALPHA will be available to view...
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  9. ATEX Directive: Regulations Change for Diesel Fuel Pump

    Anyone regularly dealing with flammable gases in the workplace will be familiar with what is known as the ATEX directive. ATEX actually consists of two directives.
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  10. An Introduction to Transfer Hand Pumps

    Fuel Transfer Pumps are used to move fuel, whether diesel, petrol or another type of fuel, from one place to another. This may be from one storage container into another or, more frequently, from a storage container into a vehicle via a dispensing nozzle. Many fuel transfer pumps are either mains or battery powered, particularly for larger or heavily used refuelling stations, but hand pumps are also available and can be a good solution for certain types of use.
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