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Equipment Design, Development, Prototyping, Testing and System Integration

FluidTran is a custom design and manufacturer of superior quality oil dispensing and transfer equipment primarily used within the aircraft maintenance industry. The equipment is hand assembled to meet customer specifications and with proper servicing, will provide years of dependable operational performance. Benefits include:

  • Reduce cost of lost oils
  • Improve safety
  • Reduce environmental risks
  • Improve aircraft servicing efficiency

FluidTran has extensive experience in locating “COTS”, Commercial Off-The-Shelf components that when integrated properly into a custom tool, create equipment and systems to meet customer specifications. Our aviation oil dispensing equipment and transfer systems are designed to improve management capabilities thereby improving performance by delivering cost reductions through better safety, higher efficiency and easier handling.

  • FluidTran's Engineering Department uses Solidworks® solid modeling and design software to design and document its products. 
  • FluidTran's Engineering Department has over 30 years of experience in the design, prototyping and manufacturing of custom equipment..

FluidTran’s equipment has proven to be reliable, durable and highly effective within flight line operations throughout the world in a wide variety of climates.  When required, FluidTran equipment can be integrated into a closed-loop fluid management system that will improve financial performance by:

  • Reducing or eliminating the cost of lost oils (spillage and leakage),
  • Reducing or eliminating the risk of oil contamination (particulates and cross contamination of oils),
  • Improving worker safety (reduced exposure to oils)
  • Improving environmental performance (reduced risk of spillage)
  • Improving efficiencies (reduce aircraft servicing time)

We design, develop and deliver solutions by cooperatively working with our customers and partners.  If you have identified an issue or problem related to dispensing or management of oils; or you simply have an idea as to how to improve the dispensing, handling and management of oils, we invite you to contact us. 

 For more information about FluidTran design services, contact: Dan Bodimer, Director of Engineering


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