Articles tagged: As4766

High Quality vs Poor Quality Water Tanks – What’s the Difference?

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When shopping for water tanks, you will be able to find a lot of conflicting advice and recommendations online about what to look for in a tank. Add into the picture that no one would ever admit to selling an inferior or weaker tank, it can become difficult to sort through true claims versus false ...

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Testing Poly Tank Sun Protection: Rotathene SUPA UV Polyethylene

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What is SUPA UV? Rotathene® provides a much higher level of protection against the Sun than the required industry standard for poly tanks. It is referred to as “SUPA UV” for this reason. Traditionally a UV8 level of stabilisation has been considered the minimum required for good long term protection in Aus ...

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Rotathene® SUPA UV Poly Tanks: Stress Testing Rainwater Tanks in Extreme Environments

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Rotathene® SUPA UV Rotathene® SUPA UV provides superior protection for rotomoulded products by incorporating advanced additive technology. Traditionally a UV8 level of stabilisation has been considered the minimum required for good long term protection in Australia. This is the level specified in the Australian Tanks ...

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Rotathene® SUPA UV – Making Tanks Built to Last

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What is SUPA UV? Rotathene® provides a much higher level of protection against the Sun than the required industry standard for poly tanks. It is referred to as “SUPA UV” for this reason. Rotathene® SUPA UV provides superior protection for rotomoulded products by incorporating advanced additive technology ...

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How Australian Standards Apply to Poly Water Tanks and Installations

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There are a number of Australian Standards that you should be aware of when shopping for a new poly rainwater tank: AS 2070 Plastics materials for food contact use AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing and drainage AS 3688 Water supply – Metallic fittings and end connectors AS/NZS 4020 Testing of products for use in contact with ...

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Australian Standards for Poly Water Tanks and Installations

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When looking to buy a rainwater tank you’ve probably heard “Australian Standard (AS)” this, “Australian/New Zealand Standard (AS/NZ)” that with an “International Standard (ISO)” mentioned also – but what do they all mean? Standards compliance provides you with some assurance that ...

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What is Your Water Tank Warranty Really Worth?

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When investing in something large or costly you want to know that it will last. Every brand and business will always guarantee a quality product, but we often discover that this is not actually the case. So as a consumer, it is always reassuring to have a warranty that can be claimed upon just in ...

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Verifying Australian Tank Standards Compliance

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Many rainwater tank suppliers often state their poly tank materials comply with the AS/NZS 4766 (“Polyethylene Storage Tanks for Water and Chemicals”). If a company claims their poly tanks are certified to the AS/NZS 4766, this does not guarantee that yours will be. This is because it is actually left up ...

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