Basic Concept’s exclusive, patented Total Release Annular Protection System (T.R.A.P.S.)  for overfill protection in existing and new tanks.

Product Details


T.R.A.PS. ensures the containment area will hold the desired amount or greater to meet FDEPA requirements of five minutes maximum pumping capacity.

  • Continuous monitoring for hydrocarbon detection, if detected system will notify terminal personnel immediately with both visual and audio alerts. Valve closure will start at desired rate with closing of containment valve.
  • Flexible, custom design options (including email, cell phone or other desired means for notification). Various interfaces compatible with most PLC’s.


  • Approv/Lstg Regulation Patent No. 7874764

Full Description 

The system includes continuous monitoring of a containment area for hydrocarbons, notification to personnel should a hydrocarbon be detected, and valve closure to activate at desired rate with instantaneous closing of containment valve.

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Basic Concepts has the ability to customize our products for many of your specific applications. Whatever your requirements, our custom solution will be durable enough for the most stringent spill control requirements. We are committed to providing the best solution for your needs. We will be happy to customize this or any other spill berm to satisfy any of your size requirements and applications.

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