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Why Your Chemical Tank Needs Professional Inspection And Testing

When storing any type of chemical, it’s important to conduct routine annual tank inspections to make sure the tanks, fittings, venting, and accessories are in good working condition. You can perform a basic tank inspection on your own by following our installation manual, or the system can be inspected by a Poly Processing field service technician. We recommend having a professional perform an in-depth inspection with testing every 3-5 years.

What’s the difference between an inspection you can do and a professional inspection? Here’s an overview of the inspection and testing our field service technicians perform on your chemical storage tanks.

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Topics: Installation and Service



Are You Making These 4 Common Chemical Tank Mistakes?

Purchasing and maintaining a chemical storage solution isn’t as simple as making a trip to the hardware store and picking out a tank that’ll do the trick. Unfortunately, many facilities make chemical tank purchases without the proper planning and execution, and the results are always costly.

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Topics: Installation and Service



[Video] What Types of Fittings Are Safe for Chemical Tank Domes?


Selecting the proper tank fitting—and location for the fitting—is an important matter. You need the right fitting for your application, and it’s not always easy to understand which one is the best choice for your needs.

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories, Installation and Service



Updated Installation and Operation Guide Now Available


Poly Processing works diligently to produce each and every chemical storage tank built to spec, but if a tank is not installed correctly it could lead to damage, leaks, safety issues for personnel, and ultimately a shorter tank life. That’s why everyone should take chemical tank installation seriously.

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Topics: Installation and Service, Value Added



Storage Tank Seismic Restraints - We Can Help

Note: Poly Processing's seismic clip names have changed from L designation to A designation. The clip thicknesses have changed as well. Please feel free to contact customer support for any clarification you might need. 

One natural event that could potentially lead to catastrophic risk, resulting in a complete failure of a chemical storage tank system, is an earthquake. Earthquakes can happen in areas not considered earthquake zones, such as the August, 2011 5.8 magnitude tremor that rocked Virginia. 

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Topics: Fittings and Accessories, Installation and Service



An Inside Look at Poly Processing Tank Shipping Procedure


Poly Processing Company manufactures high-density crosslinked polyethylene storage tanks for a wide variety of applications; but manufacturing is just one step in the overall process. A chemical storage tank is an investment, and it’s important to protect any investment. That’s why we take special care and precaution with your chemical storage tank, especially after it is rotationally molded and is ready to be shipped to your plant. Here’s a closer look at our process.

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Topics: Installation and Service



Annual Tank Inspection, Critical To A Tank's Useful Life

Safe chemical containment is not only the tank, its material, fittings, and accessories. Over time, chemical storage tanks become susceptible to cracks and leaks, and it is of the utmost importance to find any potential problems before they cause costly mishaps. This is why Poly Processing recommends an annual tank system inspection.

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Topics: Installation and Service



Start Up Checklist For Your Poly Processing Tank System


When assembling and installing your chemical storage tank system, there are several steps to the process. To help extend the longevity of the tank, Poly Processing put together a checklist for your startup.

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Topics: Installation and Service



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



Poly Processing International Sales & Shipping

There are many things to consider when choosing a chemical storage tank system. By the time the right tank and accessories have been identified, it’s time to order the tank and consider the international freight and logistics plan to get the equipment to you quickly, safely, in a cost-effective manner, and with little hassle or headache. Poly Processing Company works with companies all over the world and have a Director of International Sales dedicated to that business.

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Topics: Value Added, Installation and Service