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Evaluating Your Polyethylene Chemical Storage Tank Warranty

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Safe and effective chemical storage is expensive, and it might be tempting to purchase a chemical storage system without the added cost of a solid warranty, or with no warranty at all. The problem with that approach is that it might actually cost more in the long term to pay for expensive replacements and repairs.

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Annual Safety Checklist: 10 Steps to Safe Chemical Storage for 2018


Get ready to kick off 2018 safely! Every polyethylene chemical storage tank, regardless of its age, should be inspected at least once a year. Conducting a careful and thorough visual inspection assures the safety of employees, protects the integrity of the chemicals stored, and helps extend the life of the tank. 

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Polyethylene Tank Repair: Customer Support for Tank Longevity


There are many issues or situations that will come up as you look to install or repair a chemical storage tank. 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 your chemical storage tank questions, call the Poly Processing customer support team. 

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Understanding Polyethylene Tank Engineering Specifications



Municipal projects require detailed specifications for anything purchased as a capital expense. At Poly Processing Company, we’ve teamed up with several national engineering firms to develop pre-written engineering specifications for our three most popular tanks: the SAFE-Tank®, the vertical tank with IMFO®, and the upright vertical tank.

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What is NSF/ANSI Standard 61 and Why Does It Matter?


We find that many customers are confused about what exactly the NSF/ANSI Standard 61 certification means and what chemicals are covered under that certification.  It’s important that all components in water treatment meet the correct standards to ensure dangerous toxins aren’t leached.  Let’s explore what NSF/ANSI Standard 61 covers and how to make sure your chemical storage tank system meets the necessary requirements.

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Which Is Really Better: Cross-linked or Linear Polyethylene Tanks?


While cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) and linear polyethylene (HDPE) have similar names, there’s a big difference between the two. When you purchase your next chemical storage tank, it’s very important to understand the difference between these materials.

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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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New Chemical Storage Tank Systems and Accessories, Product and Resource Guide

Poly Processing is proud to offer the newest Chemical Storage Tank Systems and Accessories, Product and Resource Guide. It is available at Polyprocessing.com and can be downloaded at the end of this blog.   

At Poly Processing Company, we make it a priority to ensure that you have all of the information needed to build a safe, reliable chemical storage system. That's why our complete Chemical Storage Tank Systems and Accessories, Product and Resource Guide is more than just a list of everything we offer. We've developed a resource guide that is educational and a valuable resource for building a Poly Processing tank system that's right for your specific application.

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Load Cells and How They Work

At Poly Processing Company, we have a number of customers who have asked about the use of load cells. Load cells are used to weigh chemical storage tanks through an independent measuring system—no level measurement devices are placed in the tank itself. This allows one scale to be used to weigh a variety of tanks or chemicals without requiring anything to be installed on the tank itself.

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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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