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Some quick advantages of poly chemical tanks over stainless steel tanks

Those in the market for chemical tanks should consider some of the advantages of polyethylene chemical tanks over traditional stainless steel chemical tanks: Less expensive: Good quality poly or plastic chemical tanks are generally MUCH cheaper than equivalent sized stainless steel chemical tanks. More sizes available: Due to the nature of the manufacturing process, poly […]

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Chemical tanks: plastic or stainless steel?

Production facilities requiring chemical tanks traditionally have used stainless steel chemical tanks. However there are numerous applications where plastic or polyethylene chemical tanks can be used as well. Here is a brief discussion on the merits and demerits of plastic chemical tanks for industrial use: Application specifics: In some cases, stainless steel is a better […]

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Poly water tanks for commercial purposes

Plastic water tanks have many applications for industrial and commercial purposes – from simple water storage to being an integral part of an industrial process. Generally, larger water tanks are required compared to domestic applications. Water tanks in the 10000 litre, 15000 litre and 20000 litre range are usually the best option (these larger water […]

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Ensure that you choose the right plastic tank for chemical storage

Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ chemical tanks are becoming the material of choice for many industrial applications but it is important to choose a high quality tank that is designed to store the chemical in question. Poly chemical tanks for use in the chemical storage and processing and the water and waste treatment industries must not be […]

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Choosing poly chemical tanks according to a liquid’s specific gravity

Standard duty polyethylene or plastic tanks usually have a specific gravity of 1 (SG 1) and these are suitable for storing water.  Poly tanks for storing other liquids must be chosen according to the specific gravity of the liquid. Good quality plastic tanks are excellent storage containers for water and most chemicals including acids, chlorine, […]

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VIDEO: Poly Water Tanks Rotational Moulding Process

Rotational moulding or ‘rotomoulding’ is one method of producing high quality polyethylene water tanks and other poly products.  The result of rotomolded water tanks is that there are no seams present so a weak point for cracking or splitting is eliminated.  The video below gives a generic outline of a 4-stage rotational moulding process to […]

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South Africa: Fracking to require water use licence

With 98% of South Africa’s water resources already allocated, controversial shale gas exploration will be using up precious groundwater in the Karoo.  It is likely that ground water will be polluted (to a greater or lesser extent) and so rainwater harvesting and rainwater tank installation may be the only safe way of obtaining potable water […]

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What makes JoJo chemical tanks a great choice for chemical storage?

JoJo Tanks are widely known for their HDLPE (high density linear polyethylene) water tanks.  Some of the features that make JoJo water tanks one of the top choices in South Africa, also make the JoJo chemical tanks an excellent choice too. Here are some of the reasons why JoJo Tanks’ chemical tanks are industry leaders: […]

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Plastic Chemical Tanks vs Stainless Steel Chemical Tanks

Polyethylene storage tanks are actually a very good choice for atmospheric (non-pressure) storage of liquids ranging from water to food products to aggressive chemicals such as sulfuric acid and hydrochloric acid. Stainless steel tanks, aluminum tanks, as well as fiberglass tanks cost much more then poly tanks. The seamless structure of poly tanks provides a […]

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