Polyethylene tanks are popular in agriculture due to their lightweight, easy-to-position construction, cost-effectiveness, and better leak resistance compared to steel tanks. However, they are not suitable for storing all types of chemicals. Some chemicals have adverse reactions to the poly and may cause it to break down, leading to tank malfunction. So we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of suitable and unsuitable chemicals for your poly tank.
When you’re storing water or expensive chemicals like fertilizer, it is a big investment. You need to make sure your liquid is safe, and also ready for you when you need it. Nobody wants to be "that person" that lost the liquid he had bought because something went wrong. Here are some points I have gathered to help you choose the right poly vertical storage tank.
When setting up a tank storage yard, the number one question asked is, do you choose cone bottom or flat bottom tanks? Both options have pros and cons. However, based on the liquids you are storing, the wrong decision can cause you a lot of pain and money. In this article, I compare both options and explain how to make this decision right the first time.
Choosing the right poly horizontal leg tank for your truck can seem like hard work. In fact, there is a lot to consider. However, the decision process does not have to be difficult. I put together a complete buyers guide that includes helpful tips about choosing the right design and choosing the correct color. In this article, you will also discover 3 must-haves for a horizontal tank that you may have overlooked.
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.
With the current world market conditions, running a farm operation is not easy. You need capital, heart and advanced agriculture know-how to survive. As a passionate, 3rd generation farmer, Rodney Tobin has learned many lessons from his father and grandfather. More recently, he has fulfilled his dream, cutting spray time in half and becoming more efficient with minimal extra investments.
It is very important to plumb a poly vertical or horizontal tank correctly. Having the right tools and following the correct process will help lengthen the life of the tank and significantly reduce the chances of cracks or splits. In this article, you will learn why you should always use flexible hose rather than rigid pipe.
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.