Atkinson Tank alarm Series – 9v Battery Bund Alarm

Atkinson Tank alarm Series – 9v Battery Bund Alarm

Model No TA1050: 9v Battery Bund Alarm





1)       Install the probe into the tank as illustrated below. You will require a hole approximately 20mm (3/4”) Dia

Bund Alarm Fitting

NOTE: When drilling holes in fuel tanks that contain fuel reference should be made to Health & Safety Executive guidelines.

The Atkinson Battery Bund Alarm
The Atkinson Battery Bund Alarm – TA1050




Carefully install the probe marked ”Bund” through the 20mm hole, into the space between the inner & outer tanks. Please ensure the sealing gasket is in place. Secure to the tank by means of the self-tapping screws supplied.

2)       Before securing the probe, adjust the depth of the probe (as above) to your particular requirement using the gland supplied at the top of the probe.

3)       To install the alarm box, take the bracket supplied on the back of the unit and affix it where required (NOTE: although the alarm box is suitable for installation in exposed locations, it is advised that the unit is not installed so that the sounder will ingress rain water)

4)       Run the cable from the probe to where the alarm box will be secured and connect the twin core cable from the bund probe to the terminals in the box marked “+ / -“ located by the base of the alarm box. To do this you will have to remove the back plate of the alarm box. All cables should be run through cable glands on bottom of alarm box.

5)       Before replacing the back plate, remember to place the PP3 (9v) battery in to the appropriate terminal the correct way around, battery life is approximately 18 months.


To test the alarm, push the test button on the face of the alarm box and hold for a short while, the alarm should then sound for approximately 5 seconds.

The alarm will automatically sound in the event of the bund being filled, this is the signal for the operator to check their bund area for liquid ingress to avoid the risk of environmental damage

When the alarm sounds as a warning you are required to reset the alarm by pressing the test button. The alarm has a continuous sounding period of approximately 72 hours, when the battery is fully charged.

Replace the battery every 6-12 months to ensure that the battery remains mostly charged.

Please note these alarms are not classed intrinsically safe.


In the unlikely event of you experiencing trouble with this unit please contact your distributor