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PolyGard: What Your Steel Tank Is Missing

PolyGard™ is a seamless, corrosive-resistant polyethylene lining system for steel tanks and vessels. It’s used as a barrier to protect the steel from the aggressive chemicals you’re storing—even in the harshest of conditions. PolyGard lets you combine the chemical resistance of polyethylene with the durability and strength of stainless steel.

To truly understand how effective PolyGard is, let’s examine what it is comprised of, how it is made, and how it is commonly used.

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Topics: Value Added



What You Don’t Know About Flexible Connectors and Isolation Valves Could Hurt You

One of the most important design considerations of any chemical storage tank system is the use of flexible connectors and isolation valves. When paired correctly, these accessories will not only help ensure your storage tank’s longevity, they can also protect the tank from hinge points that cause dangerous leaks.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories



PolyBase: A New High-performance Tank Pad System for IMFO Tanks

Poly Processing is introducing a new, stronger-than-ever chemical tank pad called PolyBase that’s engineered to handle more pressure and larger tanks. We have always manufactured rotationally molded PolyBase systems for our IMFO® Tanks, and now we’re offering an innovative structural foam-based IMFO PolyBase option.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories



Poly Processing's Double-wall Storage Tanks

There’s nothing more important than safely storing and handling hazardous chemicals. It’s your top priority to prevent leaks and spills of dangerous materials that can cause harm to employees, the general public, and property.

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Topics: Tank Design and Materials



Safe Acetic Acid Storage and Use

Acetic acid is a versatile, common chemical that’s used for a variety of purposes. The colorless liquid usually has a sour odor and can cause physical harm if it isn’t handled correctly. It is critical to ensure that you design a proper storage solution because improper acetic acid storage can risk the health of the people who work near it.

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Topics: Chemicals



Introducing the Largest Cross-linked Polyethylene Tanks in the Industry

For nearly 50 years, Poly Processing has been the industry leader in chemical storage tank manufacturing. But until now, our customers were limited to tanks that were 13,650 gallons and that was from a single manufacturing facility. 

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Topics: News and Customer Stories, Tank Design and Materials



The Latest Advances in Removing PFAS from Water

PFAS has made headlines recently and caused concern because these compounds have been detected in drinking water supplies across the country. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry has determined that PFAS accumulation in the human body can have adverse health effects, and in response, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has set a drinking water lifetime health advisory limit of 70 parts per trillion (ppt) for PFOA and PFOS. These are some of the lowest limits ever established for a contaminant.

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Topics: Applications



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, and installation.

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Topics: Chemicals, Tank Design and Materials



What You Need to Know Before WEFTEC 2019

We are pleased to share that we will be attending WEFTEC® September 23-25, 2019 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, Booth #4241. Before we get ready to take off to the world’s largest annual water quality technical conference and exhibition, we want to help you prepare to attend too. 

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Topics: News and Customer Stories



The Right Fill Line Gives You a More Efficient Tank Fill

When you’re filling your chemical storage tank, it is important to ensure the safety of employees and equipment and to prevent loss of product. A fill line helps prevent spills while making it easy and efficient to fill the tank.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories