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Topics: News and Customer Stories



Load Cells and How They Work

At Poly Processing Company, we have a number of customers who have asked about the use of load cells. Load cells are used to weigh chemical storage tanks through an independent measuring system—no level measurement devices are placed in the tank itself. This allows one scale to be used to weigh a variety of tanks or chemicals without requiring anything to be installed on the tank itself.

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Topics: Value Added



A Closer Look at the Integrally Molded Flanged Outlet (IMFO) and the New IMFO eBook

 

Poly Processing has written a short eBook on full drain outlets and the IMFO system. It is available for download at the end of this blog. 

Vertical chemical storage tanks normally have an outlet as a means to empty the tank. In the past and even now, this has been accomplished by drilling a hole in the bottom sidewall of a tank and inserting an outlet post-production. 

Poly Processing provides a molded in full drain fitting called the IMFO which stands for Integrally Molded Flanged Outlet. Those first 2 letters “IM” for "Integrally Molded” are a distinct type of full drain to be discussed in this blog, and compared against a metallic insert outlets, which are not actually full drain and present significant disadvantages. Let’s take a closer look at each type.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories



Breaking Down Proper Peracetic Acid Storage

Peracetic Acid is an NSF/ANSI 61 approved chemical at 10% or less concentration for Poly Processing’s tank systems.

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Topics: Chemicals



Warranty vs. Extended Warranty: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

Purchasing a chemical storage tank can be a significant investment. You want to have confidence and reassurance that the tank will function as promised. The strength and transparency of the warranty demonstrates that the manufacturer believes in and stands behind their product.

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Topics: Installation and Service, Value Added



Properly Storing Hydrofluoric Acid in Chemical Storage Tanks

One of the most popular chemicals that Poly Processing polyethylene tanks store in the market is Hydrofluoric Acid. It's not only a commonly used chemical, it's also one of the more dangerous chemicals. That's why safe and proper storage is so important.

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Topics: Chemicals



New Poly Processing Company Introduction Video

Poly Processing Company prides itself in its people, products, and manufacturing plants. We are always trying to find ways to bring the PPC experience to our customers so they can get a first hand look at our company. We are excited to offer the new "Poly Processing Company Introduction Video" to give you a glimpse into our manufacturing facilities, and the people that deliver on the promise of serving our customers needs, demands, and expectations.

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Topics: Value Added



What's New on Poly Processing's Blog

You may have noticed that there are a few new items and groupings on our website. We recently made some improvements to the site in order to categorize information so that you may be able to find it easier.

We now have 11 different blog topic listings to help you find what you're looking for on our site.

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Topics: Value Added, Technology Tips



Tank Mixing and Mixer Mounts

The ability to mix chemicals is important in certain industrial processes, water and wastewater treatment processes, and agricultural applications. The primary goal for a polyethylene chemical storage mixing system is that it is properly designed to mix chemicals safely and cost effectively.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories



Lids for Fume-Tight Tanks: What Are My Options?

Poly Processing manufactures a wide variety of storage tank systems compatible with many different chemicals, including fuming chemicals that must be securely sealed when stored. For these chemical applications the use of a fume tight lid is usually required. Here’s a closer look at how a fume tight lid functions, when one might be required, and what options are available to meet your chemical storage needs.

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Topics: Venting, Fittings and Accessories