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Chemical Storage

Chemical Storage Tanks

Chemical storage tanks are vessels designed to safely contain and store various types of chemicals. These tanks are crucial for industries such as manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture, where chemicals are used in bulk quantities.

Key considerations for chemical storage tanks include:

  • Material compatibility. Tanks must be constructed from materials that are compatible with the chemicals they will contain. Common materials include stainless steel, fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP), polyethylene, and polypropylene.
  • Corrosion resistance. Chemicals can be highly corrosive, so tanks need to resist corrosion to ensure long-term durability and safety.
  • Design and construction standards. Tanks must adhere to design and construction standards set forth by regulatory bodies such as the American Petroleum Institute (API), American Water Works Association (AWWA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Containment and leak prevention. Сhemical storage tanks should incorporate features such as secondary containment systems and leak detection systems to prevent environmental contamination in case of spills or leaks.
  • Ventilation and pressure relief. Proper ventilation and pressure relief mechanisms are essential to prevent the buildup of potentially hazardous pressure or vapors inside the tank.
  • Installation and maintenance. Tanks should be installed according to manufacturer guidelines and regularly inspected and maintained to ensure integrity and safety.
  • Location and site considerations. Tanks should be placed in designated areas away from sensitive environments and in compliance with local zoning regulations. Factors such as seismic activity, proximity to water sources, and accessibility for maintenance should also be taken into account.

Сhemical storage tanks play a critical role in ensuring the safe handling and storage of chemicals, protecting both human health and the environment. Proper selection, design, installation, and maintenance are essential to mitigate risks associated with chemical storage.

Where Fiberglass Chemical Storage Tanks Are Used?

Fiberglass chemical storage tanks are used in various industries where there is a need for durable and corrosion-resistant containers to store chemicals. Some common applications of fiberglass chemical storage tanks include:

  1. Water treatment plants. Fiberglass tanks are often used to store chemicals such as chlorine, sodium hypochlorite, and sulfuric acid used in water treatment processes to disinfect and treat drinking water and wastewater.
  2. Chemical manufacturing facilities. Fiberglass chemical storage tanks are utilized in chemical manufacturing plants to store raw materials, intermediate products, and finished chemicals. They offer resistance to a wide range of corrosive chemicals, acids, and bases.
  3. Petrochemical industry. Fiberglass tanks are employed in the petrochemical industry for storing various petroleum products, acids, and solvents. They are particularly useful for storing aggressive chemicals found in refining processes.
  4. Agriculture. Fiberglass tanks are used in agriculture for storing fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and other agricultural chemicals. Their corrosion-resistant properties make them suitable for prolonged exposure to agrochemicals.
  5. Food and beverage Industry. Fiberglass chemical storage tanks may be utilized in food processing plants for storing food-grade chemicals such as food additives, sanitizers, and cleaning solutions. They offer a hygienic and corrosion-resistant solution for storing chemicals in food production environments.
  6. Mining and mineral processing. Fiberglass tanks are employed in mining operations for storing chemicals used in ore processing, such as acids and cyanide solutions for leaching processes.
  7. Textile industry. Fiberglass tanks can be used in textile manufacturing facilities for storing chemicals used in dyeing and finishing processes, such as dyes, bleaches, and detergents.
  8. Municipalities and municipal water treatment. Fiberglass tanks are used in municipal water treatment facilities for storing chemicals used in the treatment of drinking water and wastewater, including coagulants, flocculants, and pH-adjusting chemicals.

Fiberglass chemical storage tanks are chosen for their versatility, durability, and resistance to corrosion, making them suitable for a wide range of industrial and commercial applications where the safe storage of chemicals is essential.

FRP Mocoat Fiberglass – Manufacturer of Chemical Storage Tanks

As a custom fabricator, FRP Mocoat can manufacture fiberglass chemical storage tanks for a wide variety of applications and industries including mining, oil & gas, food processing, petrochemical, acid, and general industrial storage throughout North America. FRP tanks are well suited to store:

  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Sulfuric Acid
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Sodium Hypochlorite (bleach)
  • Ferric Chloride
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Gasoline
  • Chlorine
  • Sodium Nitrate
  • Phosphoric Acid and other aggressive chemicals

We work closely with our suppliers’ in-house technical experts to recommend a solution to your unique storage requirements and operating conditions. FRP/Mocoat’s chemical storage tanks can include design pressure/vacuum, heating, insulation, custom fittings, ladders & platforms, insulation, and P.Eng. stamped designs.

In addition, our fiberglass chemical storage tanks are virtually corrosion-free. Our FRP chemical tanks eliminate the need for additional corrosion protection, such as exterior painting. They also have a longer service life than steel tanks.

How Do I Order Chemical Storage Tanks in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba?

You can buy fiberglass chemical tanks from FRP Mocoat Fiberglass at an affordable price. Place your order on our website or by phone: (306) 329-4884.

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