Articles tagged: Tank Materials

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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Should You Choose Poly Tanks or Steel Tanks?

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Are you looking to purchase a rainwater tank for your home and having problems deciding upon which tank material to go for? You probably didn’t realise there were so many different types of tanks to choose from. Hopefully this article can assist you with your decision. This question is complicated by the fact that th ...

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Poly Tanks vs Steel Tanks – Strength and Durability Compared

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In terms of durability, there is a belief circulated around that all poly water tanks will become brittle and break down in the Sun. After all, polymer is a plastic and we have all seen how plastic objects decompose and become powdery time. This is similar to saying all steel will corrode in the weather ...

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Choosing a Safe Water Tank for Drinkable Rainwater

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Rainwater is one the highest quality sources for drinking water if collected and stored properly. So the type of material used to manufacture your water storage tank makes a big difference to the water quality you will experience. Water Tank Materials Water tanks can be constructed from a wide range of materials includ ...

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Is it Safe to Drink Rainwater from Water Tanks?

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No one wants to drink water that could potentially harm them or their family. So it is quite understandable then that a commonly asked question is whether it truly is safe to drink rainwater stored in your water tank. According to the NSW government’s BASIX website, rainwater stored in a tank is usable for flushing ...

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