Hi! I'm Kali: Marketing Specialist, and the host of Let's Be Frank. I started working with Franklin Fueling Systems in August of 2018, just three months after I graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. I look forward to learning about the fueling industry with you through this podcast!
May 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 12 mins 42 secs
fixed speed, franklin fueling, franklin fueling systems, fuel, let's be frank, lets be frank, mag shell, mag vfc, magshell, magvfc, petroleum, stp, submersible, variable speed, vfc
Have you ever been to a station and it takes forever to fill up your car? You might have slow flow! In this episode, Senior Product Manager, Leon Schuster and I explore the difference between variable and fixed speed submersibles and the most efficient ways to fuel cars faster.
March 26th, 2020 | Season 2 | 16 mins 31 secs
ccs, corrosion, corrosion control, corrosion control system, corrosion mitigation, franklin fueling, franklin fueling systems, let's be frank, lets be frank, stp
One system that prevents corrosion in your entire site? New from Franklin Fueling Systems is the complete underground Corrosion Control System. Learn with me as I speak with Leon Schuster, Senior Product Manager, to explain how corrosion happens at your station and what tools are available to mitigate corrosion contributors.
March 3rd, 2020 | Season 2 | 13 mins 5 secs
defender series, in-line vault, let's be frank, lets be frank, nicole keppy, p/v, p/v vent, pv, pv vent, tank venting, vault
Brand new to the industry, the P/V Vent with In-Line Vault changes the game when we think about tank venting. With a grade-level vault to house the Defender Series P/V Vent, Nicole Keppy talks all about why it is safer and more cost effective, along with introducing our new P/V vent itself.
February 5th, 2020 | Season 2 | 13 mins 23 secs
be frank, evo, lets be frank, loren swalheim, smart controller, stp, submersible turbine pump, tpi, turbine pump interface
In this episode we discuss how turbine pump interface (TPI) provides additional protection to your pumping system while also maximizing uptime through fuel management capabilities such as clogged intake escalation, pump in water automation, and leveling and priority modes.
May 13th, 2019 | Season 1 | 16 mins 16 secs
dispensing systems, jeff strey, let's be frank, vapor recovery, vapors
It’s time to talk vapor recovery! What is it? How does it keep customers and the environment safe? Jeff Strey, Product Manager of Dispensing Systems answers these questions and clues us in on what Vapor Recovery systems will work best for specific applications.
April 29th, 2019 | Season 1 | 17 mins 38 secs
acronyms, atg, def, def recirculation, eric, evo, ffs pro, let's be frank, scald, stp, tom, tpi
This week, Tom Yager, Applications Engineer, and Eric Willkomm, Technical Services Supervisor elaborate on some of the fueling industry's most common acronyms!
April 15th, 2019 | Season 1 | 20 mins 48 secs
ben thomas, class a/b, evo, let's be frank, operators, regulations, ust training
You've heard about our EVO Series Automatic Tank Gauges (ATG), now learn what it is like to use one! Ben Thomas, of UST Training, calls in to talk about explaining the EVO Series ATG to Class A/B/C operators and preparing them for different scenarios. With years of expertise training A/B operators in UST training and quick videos "Tank Savvy Minute" that explain tank gauges, Ben is always finding a creative way to make you a better operator.
April 1st, 2019 | Season 1 | 13 mins 52 secs
atg, automatic tank gauge, evo, evo series, jason grant, let's be frank, tank gauge, tpi
Automatic Tank Gauges (ATGs) provide so much more information than just telling us how much fuel is in a storage tank. In this episode our Senior Product Manager for Fuel Management Systems, Jason Grant, calls in to talk about the capabilities of EVO™ Series ATG's.
March 18th, 2019 | Season 1 | 16 mins 22 secs
compliance, epa, gary saltz, let's be frank, regulation navigation, regulations, underground storage tank, ust regulations
This week’s theme is Regulation Navigation! The Underground Storage Tank Federal regulations by the EPA went into effect on October 13th, 2018. Are you complying? Gary and I navigate through these regulations to help you understand what your options are and how to stay in compliance.
March 4th, 2019 | Season 1 | 9 mins 58 secs
anna ogurek, carbon series, dispenser sumps, double wall, fiberglass dispenser sumps, interstitial monitoring, let's be frank, light resin transfer molding, udc
This week I sit down with Anna to talk about our new Carbon Series(TM) single and double wall fiberglass dispenser sumps. Hear how the new manufacturing techniques and interstitial monitoring options are making them the most versatile dispenser sumps in the industry.
February 18th, 2019 | Season 1 | 8 mins 24 secs
anna ogurek, containment, let's be frank, regulations, ul 2447, ul2247
What is UL 2447? How does it affect your business? Anna and I talk about what this UL certification means, the products it effects, and how Franklin Fueling Systems provides the widest offering of UL 2447 listed products in the industry.
February 4th, 2019 | Season 1 | 16 mins 2 secs
ffspro, loren swalheim, optimize, site builder, university, verify
With over a decade of experience on jobsites all over the world, Loren Swalheim (Director, Technical Services) has pretty much seen it all. In this episode, we explore the FFS PRO® suite of services that are powered by Franklin Fueling Systems’ technical expertise and break down how distributors and installers can utilize the tools to make their jobs easier.
January 21st, 2019 | Season 1 | 11 mins 51 secs
defender series, nicole keppy, opv, overfill prevention valve, spill container, ust regulations
Nicole and I sit down to talk about how our Defender Series brand Spill Containers and Overfill Prevention Valves work in the fueling system. With new UST regulations out, how are you staying compliant? Join me as I learn about our testing mechanisms and maintenance of these devices.
January 7th, 2019 | Season 1 | 14 mins 52 secs
allan busch, cable tight, conduit, electrofusion weld, wire management
For the first episode of Let's Be Frank, we are talking about Cable Tight! Cable Tight is Franklin Fueling Systems innovative wire management solution. Allan Busch explains how Cable Tight is changing the game for electrical and data wire conduit and what people have to say about its electrofusion welding installation process.