For loading single-compartment tankers

The ideal loading arm that is also sufficient for loading with a single manhole
Economical, lightweight and compact loading arm
A complete and efficient standard package for single-compartment loading operations

Strengths and specificities

  • A simple multi-application design
  • There are many available options and configurations
  • Many spare parts available in stock in our fleet

Conditions of use

The conditions of use depend on several factors (installation environment of the arms, service conditions and fluid characteristics). Let's find the right loading arm for you: send us your SDS (safety data sheets).

Standard technical characteristics of the fixed-reach loading arm

  • Steel or stainless steel construction as standard
  • Balancing using gas-spring compensators as standard
  • “Arm on the right”/“arm on the left” orientation according to your installation
  • Version that is fastened to the ground or a support beam, or a hanging version
  • Top or bottom side feed


  • Fastened with a support bracket
  • Pneumatic assistance (helps with handling the loading arm) and remote control with reinforced sleeve
  • Level sensor (anti-overflow probe)
  • Vapour recovery duct
  • Positioning cone or hood with flaps 
  • Vacuum breaker
  • Drip box
  • Single butterfly valve or double offset butterfly valve
  • Ball valve
  • Remotely controlled valve opening/closing control
  • Drain valve
  • Locking in loading position
  • Locking in storage position
  • Position detector
  • Dead man command
  • Electric tracing or double jacket heating of the arm (heat-transfer fluids)
  • Thermal insulation
  • Specific paint finish
  • Specific coatings on request
  • Atex archiving

FDA compatibility (food applications) available on request - Specify ATEX zoning if applicable - CE marking for pneumatic, electrical equipment, or equipment used in ATEX zone - Specify if the loading arm is subject to the EU pressure equipment directive

Are gangways or folding stairs already installed on site? Beware of the risk of incompatibility between the existing gangway and the loading arm to be installed. Pacquet develops and designs all-inclusive loading systems with arms and tanker top access gangways. More information from our teams.


Configuration examples

Fixed-reach top loading arm, Pacquet

Fixed-reach top loading arm and standard folding stairs

Presented here in 4'' stainless steel version

Fixed-reach top loading arm and supporting post, Pacquet

Fixed-reach top loading arm and supporting post

Presented here in 3'' with paint finish and gaz-spring compensators 

Fixed-reach top loading arm, Pacquet

Fixed-reach top loading arm and access system to tanker top

Presented here in 6'' with positioning device

Fixed-reach top loading arm, Pacquet

Fixed-reach top loading arm and 2800 x 1500 x 900 mm safety cage

Presented here in 6'' in low position (in-use position)

Fixed-reach top loading arm, Pacquet

Mounting operations of a fixed-reach top loading arm

Presented here with double jacket heating and thermal insulation

Fixed-reach top loading arm, Pacquet

Fixed-reach top loading arm and paint finish

Presented here in carbon steel 3''


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