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How To Find and Use Chemical Storage Tank Drawings

We understand the importance of making sure that our clients are equipped with accurate, detailed drawings that are easy to read and interpret. We have the ability to provide drawings for all of our tanks, used to store a multitude of different chemicals.

There are three different types of drawings that we are happy to be able to provide for clients on our site. Let’s take a look at each type of drawing, and explore where and how you can find each type of drawing.

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How To Use The Chemical Resistance Chart

To help customers understand the compatibility of specific chemicals with our polyethylene tanks and accessories, we created our chemical resistance chart. Using this resource, you can see the compatibility of our tanks, fittings, and gaskets with over 100 different chemicals.

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Nitric Acid Storage and Common Uses

When fully concentrated, nitric acid (HNO3) is a clear acid with a sharp, pungent odor. It is a common, yet highly corrosive, acid that is used for a number of purposes.

If you are working with a versatile, corrosive substance like nitric acid, it is important that you find a suitable storage solution.

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Understanding Polyethylene Tank Engineering Specifications

With municipal projects, detailed specifications are required 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 tank.

Let’s take a look at why these engineering specifications could be valuable for your organization and walk through how to use them.

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Acetic Acid: Uses & Proper Storage Considerations

Acetic acid is a versatile, common chemical that is used for a variety of purposes. This colorless liquid usually has a sour odor and can cause physical harm if it is not handled correctly. It needs to be stored correctly to eliminate the risk of health problems for the people around it.

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Guidelines for Effective Wastewater Treatment

Properly treating wastewater is an important, but often misunderstood process. While there are several different elements of treating wastewater, including the physical treatment that removes particles and debris, the chemical treatment of wastewater is especially important.

There are a few things that you should know about the benefits of chemically treating wastewater, the most common chemicals used, as well as best practices for storing these chemicals.

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How-To Store De-Icing Fluids for Aircrafts & Roads

De-icing fluid is an important substance that is used to break down ice and frost. One common substances used as a de-icing fluid is brine. In addition to brine, there are some slightly more complex chemicals used to complete the same task.

The type of substance used for de-icing depends on its application, the location’s level of snowfall and winter temperatures.

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OSHA-Approved Fixed Ladders: Requirements & Safety Measures

OSHA estimates that there are on average 24,882 injuries each year due to falls from stairways and ladders, with nearly half of these injuries serious enough to require time off the job.

The Federal CFR 29 section 1910.27 lays out the regulation standards for a fixed ladder, as you would use for a chemical storage tank. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most important criteria when designing a fixed ladder.

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Secondary Containment Costs: Concrete vs. SAFE-Tank

There are several secondary containment options with varying costs available to tank owners. Let’s compare a traditional permanent concrete structure to a sophisticated, integrated tank containment system. The cost analysis may surprise you.

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4 Reasons You Need A Full Drain Tank System

Proper storage of chemicals involves the ability to completely drain storage tanks of all contained chemicals as part of a regular cleaning routine.

Sometimes, however, draining the tank is easier said than done. Space constraints, incorrect fitting placement, or dealing with hazardous chemicals can all create chemical evacuation challenges.

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Why Plastic Water Tanks Won’t Work For Chemical Storage

Storing chemicals and storing water are two very different propositions. While you may save some money up front by using a water tank to store chemicals, in the long run this decision may end up costing you more than you think. There are a few critical reasons why you shouldn’t use water tanks for chemical storage.

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XLPE Vs. Linear: Manufacturing Costs & Life Expectancy

Those searching for effective chemical storage need long-lasting storage tanks to keep their chemicals and the plant safe, which over time has led to the development of new technology to accomplish this goal. Polyethylene is one of the most common materials found in chemical storage tanks and other kinds of chemical storage containers.

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