Bolted Stainless Steel Tanks are aesthetically pleasing due to their outstanding appearance, they do not require coating and are recyclable, providing an environmentally-friendly choice for storage. Stainless Steels are generally considered non hazardous to human health or the environment and are therefore specified and regularly used for applications where safety and hygiene is the prime consideration.
Some examples include equipment in contact with drinking water, food processing plants, and medical water storage using stainless steel tanks ensures a guaranteed maintenance-free storage facility and years of use. In fact, bolted stainless steel tanks, designed to meet AWWA standards, have a product life expectancy in excess of 40 years or more.
Stainless Steel Tanks are widely used in the Chemical Processing as well as Oil & Gas Industries and is even used to store dilute solutions of nitric acid. Stainless was developed to have greater corrosion resistance at a broad range of different temperatures. These are used in Power Generation for desalination plants and sewage plants.
Stainless Steel Tanks are also widely used in food factories as process and storage vessels. The most commonly used grades are 304 and 316, although in general 304 is the workhorse grade while 316 is used for harsher applications.
Advantages of bolted Stainless Steel Tanks