Let's face it, the Department of Registration or DOT is here to stay. Complying with their laws and regulations can sometimes be tricky as little details can easily be overlooked. Everyone would admit that getting pulled over by a DOT official is annoying and a waste of time. To help prevent this while pulling a nurse tank trailer full of liquid, I decided to make a simple list of all the essentials needed to ensure it is DOT approved.
Choosing the right tanks and components for your tender spray trailer will save you a lot of money. It will help make better use of your trailer deck space while hauling as much liquid as possible. There are a lot of styles, shapes and sizes of liquid transport tanks available. In this article, you will quickly learn how to match your requirements to the right tank. After speaking to many farmers and growers, we have learnt what tanks work best for different spraying applications.
This is a popular question asked when it comes time to make a final decision on what horizontal leg tanks are the best. When hauling or transporting liquid, you may not always consider how important internal baffles are. While you are continually speeding up and slowing down in transit, the liquid inside the tank is constantly sloshing back and forward.
Storing liquid fertilizer in a poly tank can sometimes end up being a longer period of time then you planned. This is often because you pre-ordered your fertilizer and got an early delivery or, you ordered to much. This is not an issue if you have the right tank to store it. A lot of farmers and growers have questions about the strength of poly tanks for there liquid fertilizer. Understanding what poly tanks are made from and how they compare with other materials is important.
These days, storing liquid fertilizer in a plastic vertical tank over winter happens a lot. The main reason for this is buying your liquid fertilizer in fall can save you a lot of money. Making sure your tank is strong enough is important for winter storage.
Mounting a horizontal leg tank can be complicated if you don't have the right tools. This guide will show you the best method to save you as much time as possible. If you don't mount your tank correctly on your trailer bed, safety can be an issue. Because these tanks are transporting heavy liquid, the mounting pins on the tanks take all the stress. That's why we need to make sure you do it properly.