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Are You Using the Right Storage System for Hazardous Leachate and Condensate?

Leachate and condensate from landfills can contain hazardous materials — either from the waste itself or as a result of chemical compounds breaking down. Leachate is liquid that comes in contact with or is released from waste. Condensate is the liquid generated as a result of the gas collection and recovery process. In both cases, the liquid can be extremely hazardous and can create environmental disasters that take decades to recover from.

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Topics: Chemicals



Crosslinked Polyethylene Storage Solutions For Your Industry - Part 2

Poly Processing tanks are used worldwide for water and wastewater treatment applications, but our tanks are also found in dozens of industries as well. We’re able to work with and provide solutions to a wide variety of businesses and organizations that use tanks to store chemicals and other materials.

 

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories, Chemical Storage



Video: Punishing Drop Tests Prove Our Chemical Storage Tanks Can Take the Impact

Whether you're storing dangerous chemicals or common food-grade materials, reliability is one of the most important factors to consider when purchasing a tank. 

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Topics: Value Added



Introducing the PolyScrub™ Resource Page

Most chemicals stored in polyethylene tanks require venting. In some instances, the harmful fumes emitted from the chemicals can’t be directly released to the atmosphere. Fume scrubbers remove or neutralize the harmful fumes before they exit the system. 

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Topics: Venting, Fittings and Accessories, Tank Design and Materials, Chemical Storage



Crosslinked Polyethylene Storage Solutions For Your Industry: Part 1

Poly Processing tanks are used for water and wastewater treatment applications, but are also found in dozens of industries nationwide. We’re able to work with a wide variety of businesses and organizations that use chemicals to produce goods and products. 

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Topics: Applications, Tank Design and Materials, Chemical Storage



Proper Venting: Poly Processing Has You Covered

Proper venting of a chemical storage tank system helps ensure safe operation and can also extends the useful life of the tank. Poly Processing Company sees venting as one of the most critical parts of a safe chemical storage system. We also attach venting labels to tanks manufactured at any of our three facilities. Our goal is to give users a peace of mind and walk you through the do’s and don’ts of proper venting in order to keep it simple, safe, and effective for the end users and operators.

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Topics: Venting



The Safety and Security Benefits of a Bellows Transition Fitting

You’ve heard the adage, “if a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” Poly Processing believes this to be true 110% of the time when it comes to containment. Every single piece of a tank system needs to be completely secure to protect your workspace, your employees, the environment and the chemical being stored. Thus, when you install a tank-within-tank system like the SAFE-Tank with a sidewall fitting, it may be important to also install a bellows transition fitting.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories



Storing Liquid Ammonium Sulfate

Liquid ammonium sulfate (LAS) started as a liquid fertilizer that was applied to hard ground. Today, LAS has become widely accepted as a stable and effective source of ammonia for chloramination in wastewater treatment. Alternatives such as anhydrous or aqueous ammonia are hazardous, sometimes requiring pressurized storage tanks and special handling and safety procedures. 

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Topics: Chemicals, Chemical Storage



The Best Tanks For Storing Corrosive Chemicals


Whether you’re an engineer writing a spec for a chemical storage system, or an end-user who is looking for the best way to store corrosive chemicals, there are multiple factors that go into creating a safe storage system. Cost might be your first consideration, but there is more to consider than the initial price of the tank, its fittings and accessories, delivery, installation, and tank longevity.

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Topics: Chemicals, Tank Design and Materials



5 Solutions to Reduce the Risk of UV Exposure on Poly Storage Tanks

Anytime a chemical storage tank is located outside, it’s exposed to harmful elements, such as sun, wind, and rain. Poly Processing recommends taking special considerations to protect the life of your storage tank, especially from damaging ultraviolet rays.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories, Applications