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[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: Installation and Service, Fittings and Accessories



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: Installation and Service, Fittings and Accessories



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



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: Installation and Service, Value Added



Protecting Your Chemical Storage Tank During Shipping

There are several measures taken during the shipping and delivery process in order to protect your investment in a chemical storage tank and its accessories. Poly Processing tanks ship directly from one of our three strategically located plant sites: Louisiana, California, or Virginia.

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Topics: Installation and Service



Proper Chemical Storage Tank Installation, Service, and Inspection


Do you need to know how to properly retrofit a tank to store a different chemical? Looking at installing a new tank? Concerned about your 15-year-old polyethylene tank? Do the sidewall fittings, venting, and brackets of your tank ensure safe operation and long tank life?  For the answers to these chemical storage tank questions and more, the Poly Processing Field Service team is here to assist.

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Topics: Installation and Service



4 Things You Can Do to Extend the Life of Your Polyethylene Tank

Although it's impossible to know what the exact lifespan of your polyethylene tank will be, there are steps you can take to extend its life in order to get the most out of it. The information outlined in this article is meant to extend the life of your polyethylene tank, which will help you save money in the long run, as well as ensure that you're maintaining your polyethylene tank (and its chemical contents) properly.

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Topics: Installation and Service



How to Budget for a Chemical Storage System

If you have the need to store chemicals, you want your storage system to be safe, cost-effective and low-maintenance. A lot of manufacturers promise to provide all three, but there are things to think about when designing your tank system that impact the total cost. Things like capital up front costs for equipment, how the engineering of the configuration itself impacts your bottom line, and what long-term costs are associated with your chemical storage system. 

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Topics: Installation and Service, Value Added