Secondary Containment & Spill Prevention Systems


Secondary Containment Systems: Fuel Pad Containment


  • Sets up on any
    level surface
  • Rugged and re-usable
  • Stores and ships compact
  • Modular: configures in various
    shapes and sizes
  • No special lifting equipment
  • Sets up and breaks down

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Secondary Fuel Spill Containment System: The Containment Pad™

Tanker Truck on Containment Pad

Tanker Truck on Vehicle Containment Pad

Containment Pad For Fuel Offload

Vehicle Containment Pad for Fuel Offload Use

Coupled to Form Large Surfaces

Coupled to Form Large Surfaces

The Containment Pad is a heavy duty, drive-on collector system designed to contain incidental spills of hazardous liquids and fuels. Because it is surface-mounted it will not crack like concrete systems. This fuel pad containment system is designed to stand alone or it can be coupled with additional Containment Pads to form larger configurations for an entire secondary fuel containment system. When you need truck containment you can count on, look no further than the Polystar Containment Pad.

Fuel Containment System Construction and Capabilities

Each of our steel containment pad units is encapsulated in corrosion resistant fiberglass that is constructed from a 1/4" thick steel plate coated in a nominal 1/16" fiberglass lamination. Also included is a gel coat surface resin of equal chemical resistance with the additive antimony trioxide for flame retardant and U.V. protection.

"Low profile" Fuel Containment Pads offer a crack-free secondary containment surface that provides fuel pad containment for both large tanker trucks or low clearance passenger cars and fuel bowsers. Our Containment Pad “side walls” have a tri-linear trilinear design. They are formed from an angular, composite, steel-cored, heavy duty stealth shape that prevents damage when driven over by heavy vehicles. Our fuel pad containment is the toughest secondary fuel containment system for truck spillage out there.

These systems are ideal for fuel pad containment and truck containment, i.e. service stations, and fill stands where a wide variety of vehicles might use the system. Incidental spills and drips are safely captured when these pads are used under generators, hydraulic mules, or other pieces of messy equipment. Keep in mind that our fuel pad containment system is modular in all sizes!

Each of our vehicle Containment Pads is equipped with one or more threaded drain ports. These ports can be equipped with ball valves or passive shut off filters that allow rainwater to drain, but close the port if hydrocarbons are released. Floor drains may also be installed if desired.

Limited site preparation, no excavation, fast and clean installation, immediate use, non-porous design, superior chemical resistance and portability are only some of the many advantages of the CONTAINMENT PAD by Polystar. Click on any of the links below to learn more about this secondary fuel containment system's assembly process. Polystar is proud to offer reliable truck containment solutions that help protect your business from damaging and expensive fuel spills.

For additional information about our fuel pad containment system or secondary fuel containment for trucks & more, please contact Polystar Containment directly to get started.

Containment Pad Specifications



Polystar proudly manufactures custom secondary spill containment products for containing hazardous materials such as biofuel, chemicals, ethanol, oil, gas, diesel fuel and petroleum, fertilizers and pesticides. Our quality products include fiberglass containment berms, truck containment fuel bladders, dike walls, pallets, curb-style and track collector pan systems for railcars. We help achieve SPCC compliance for gas and oil refineries, class one rail and railcar companies, general industry, well services, hydraulic fracking and drilling companies, military and government entities. We also have 17 years of experience providing quality above-ground storage tank secondary containment systems and spill prevention for tanks, fuel pads, liquid terminals, substations, pipeline delivery and mobile refuelers.