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Polyethylene Storage Tanks: Chemical Incompatibilities (Clone)

Polyethylene, with its superior strength, lightweight durability, and cost advantages is the superior storage tank material choice for storing many chemicals. At Poly Processing, our goal is to make sure your chemical storage system is as robust and safe as possible. When considering the risks of catastrophic failure and safety, polyethylene simply is not the best option for storing certain chemicals.

Topics: Value Added

Poly Processing Chemical Storage Tank Designs and Drawings (Clone)

One of the most critical aspects of choosing and building a chemical storage tank system is tank design. Poly Processing makes this process as simple as possible for you by providing easy access to resources and several types of tank drawings.

Topics: Technology Tips

Polyethylene Resin: How Resin Testing Led to Chemical Storage Innovation (Clone)

Twenty years ago, the availability of commercial grade cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) for chemical storage tanks was limited to a small number of sources. The limited supply, as well as a wide variation in quality, made it challenging to find quality resin for chemical storage tanks.

Topics: Value Added

How Do You Know If Your Chemical Storage Tank Is Compatible? (Clone)

When you’re storing hazardous fluids such as corrosive acids, bases, or aggressively oxidizing chemicals, you need to be confident that your chemical storage tank can meet your expectations for years. You can’t afford to invest in chemical tanks, only to discover a year later that your chemical storage tank isn’t compatible with the chemicals you’re using. That’s a loss of product, time, and money—and it could put your people, equipment, and environment at risk, as well.

Topics: Value Added

5 Key Differences Between Compounded and Pigmented Tank Colors (Clone)

Poly Processing customers choose to color their polyethylene chemical storage tanks for a number of reasons. Tanks may be colored for aesthetics, branding, chemical identification, or to reduce transmission of radiant heat through the plastic.

Topics: Fittings and Accessories

Bulk Tank Specifications That Save Project Time and Money (Clone)

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

Topics: Certifications and Standards, Value Added, Chemical Storage

NSF/ANSI/CAN 61: Potable Water vs. Chemical Certification (Clone)

Poly Processing is committed to ensuring that our polyethylene chemical storage systems are NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 certified. In our previous article on NSF, we looked at NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 and what it means to be certified. There can be some confusion about whether tanks or tank systems are certified to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 and which certification is valid for which tank.

Topics: Certifications and Standards