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.
Proper venting of a chemical storage tank system helps ensure safe operation and can also extend 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.
Poly Processing’s standard crosslinked polyethylene tank systems can withstand process temperatures up to 100°F — but that figure can be misleading, because there are different types of temperature to consider.
Topics: Tank Design and Materials
As the demand for rechargeable batteries continues to rise, battery recycling has become a crucial process for environmental sustainability. Battery recycling involves the recovery of valuable materials from used batteries, including lithium, cobalt, nickel, and other metals.
Chemical storage is a critical aspect of various industries. It is essential to ensure that your facility utilizes safe and secure containment of hazardous substances. Polyethylene chemical storage tanks continue to gain popularity due to their durability, resistance to corrosion, and cost-effectiveness. However, as your business grows and your storage needs increase, it’s necessary to consider when and how to scale up your plastic chemical storage tank capacity.
Customers often ask us how to safely dispose of a chemical storage tank once it has reached the end of its useful life. Although Poly Processing doesn’t offer tank decommissioning services, we can offer you guidance for proper chemical tank disposal.
Ensuring the safe storage of chemicals is of paramount importance, especially when storing hazardous chemicals. Crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) tanks offer several advantages for chemical storage, such as superior chemical resistance, durability, and cost-effectiveness. However, it is crucial to adopt proactive chemical safety measures to prevent potential hazards and to ensure the long-term integrity of the tanks.
As 2023 draws to a close, we reflect on the wealth of knowledge shared in our chemical storage tank blogs throughout the year. From safety protocols to innovative storage solutions, our aim has been to empower industry professionals with comprehensive insights.
Chemicals stored in polyethylene tanks require venting. Depending on the chemical you’re storing, the harmful fumes emitted from the storage tank can’t be directly released into the atmosphere. To reduce the harmful fumes before they evacuate the system and to control air pollution, fume scrubbers need to be installed.
Topics: Fittings and Accessories
Poly Processing Company has a decades-long reputation for specializing in manufacturing tanks for a wide range of applications and industries. We provide products for frontend and backend processes, catering to both municipal and industrial clients.