Fuel Can Spouts – Which one is best for you ?



Just as there are different kinds of fuel cans available depending on your requirements there are also different fuel can spouts to choose from too.

In our range we have screw top spouts, bayonet spouts, stainless steel spouts, rigid spouts, flexible spouts, long nose spouts and even flexible stainless steel screw top spouts! So which exactly is the best spout for you? To answer that we first need to know what kind of fuel can you have?

5 Litre Wavian ExploSafe Jerry Can - Yellow
Bayonet Fuel Can

Type of Can: Bayonet

Bayonet fuel cans have a lever mechanism with a hinge that allows you to lift and open and close the top easily (see pic).

If the answer is a Bayonet top Steel Fuel Can then you can choose from several options

A Standard Flexible Spout
This spout has a nozzle that can be adjusted to get into a tank that may be positioned in a more awkward area in a relatively close position.

  • Flexible Yellow Spout
    Flexible Pouring Spout – Yellow (Bayonet)
    £12.12 inc VAT (£10.10 ex VAT)
  • Flexible Pouring Spout - Khaki (Bayonet)
    Flexible Pouring Spout – Khaki (Bayonet)
    £12.12 inc VAT (£10.10 ex VAT)
  • Black Flexible Fuel Can Spout
    Flexible Pouring Spout – Black (Bayonet)
    £12.12 inc VAT (£10.10 ex VAT)

A standard Rigid Spout
This spout has a fixed nozzle and may be more convenient to use when dispensing fuel from one container to another or simply refuelling a vehicle.

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    Rigid Pouring Spout – Red (Bayonet)
    £12.12 inc VAT (£10.10 ex VAT)

Dry Break Spout – (bayonet)
This special ‘smart’ spout has a ‘dry break’ mechanism which means pressure is needed on the tip of the spout in order to release the fuel. In some countries (not the UK, but including the US) legally a fuel can system must have a dry spout mechanism to fulfil legal safety requirements.

  • Smart Spout with Bayonet Fitting (Red)
    Smart Spout with Bayonet Fitting (Red)
    £16.92 inc VAT (£14.10 ex VAT)

Long Nose Flexible Pouring Spout – Khaki
Optimum flow is assured when using this long nose flexible khaki pouring spout with quality spout with our Wavian Fuel cans. Contains a special breathing channel provides steady, glug-free, pouring.

  • Long Nose Flexible Pouring Spout - Khaki
    Long Nose Flexible Pouring Spout – Khaki
    £13.32 inc VAT (£11.10 ex VAT)
  • Long Nose Flexible Diesel Pouring Spout - Black
    Long Nose Flexible Diesel Pouring Spout – Black
    £13.32 inc VAT (£11.10 ex VAT)

Flexible Pouring Spout : Screw Top – Diesel
The black spout option has a different diesel fitting end, designed to fit into diesel fuel tanks.

Type of Can – Screw Top

10 Litre Wavian Fuel Can Khaki with screw top

Screw Top cans are as equally easy to use, but the top is unscrewed rather than lifted off. If you have a screw top can then the following option are currently available.

Dry Break Spout – (see info above) This special ‘smart’ spout has a ‘dry break’ mechanism which means pressure is needed on the tip of the spout in order to release the fuel. In some countries (not the UK, but including the US) legally a fuel can system must have a dry spout mechanism to fulfil legal safety requirements.

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    Smart Spout with Screw Fitting (Red)
    £16.92 inc VAT (£14.10 ex VAT)

Type of Can: Stainless Steel Can

Stainless steel spouts are made to the highest quality and are designed to be used with our range of Stainless Steel fuel cans. Available in rigid, flexible and screw top varieties they can also be used when dispensing water. Because of the different stainless steel can variations please ensure you select the correct spout to go with the fuel can you are buying.

  • stainless-rigid-spout
    Stainless Steel Rigid Spout (screw fit)
    £61.92 inc VAT (£51.60 ex VAT)
  • stainless-flexible-spout
    Stainless Steel Flexible Spout (screw fit)
    £82.32 inc VAT (£68.60 ex VAT)
  • 20 litre US style Stainless Steel Jerry Can with Screw Top + Spout
    20 litre US style Stainless Steel Jerry Can with Screw Top + Spout
    £86.76 inc VAT (£72.30 ex VAT)
  • New Stainless Steel 10 litre / 2.6 US Gal, Jerry Can with Screw Top (Spout Included)
    10 litre US style Stainless Steel Jerry Can with Screw Top + Spout
    £79.50 inc VAT (£66.25 ex VAT)

Generally it will be an option on the same page as the fuel can itself. If in doubt, please call us on 01508 493 647 or email sales@wavian.net for more information.

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