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Poly Containment Basins & Bulk Storage Tanks

Sierra Sales delivering two (2) 3500 gallon HDLPE double wall safe tanks to a Remediation project for the Dept of Energy where we shipped another project's large XLPE single wall flat bottom bulk storage tank, saving both projects transport costs. While fuel continues to soar, you can bet we will coordinate 'best in class' shipping to you or the job site. Via our freight division, we can ship 'fully dedicated' direct to the project or end-user, or with other goods to maximize efficiency and minimize freight costs. Or feel free to arrange your own pick-up and delivery via the carrier of your choice from any of our five strategically located manufacturing locations.

Dept. of Energy Remediation, Kevil, KY

Polyethylene containment basin with a high-density polyethylene bulk storage tank to be used for storing
sodium hypochlorite at a water treatment facility.

The Chlorine Institute, Inc., Pamphlet 96 titled SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE MANUAL, Edition 2, May 2000, Section 6.2, Storage Containers, Subsection, Materials of Construction, paragraph c), reads:

"Sodium hypochlorite users and manufacturers have had success with high density linear polyethylene tanks, however, high density cross-linked polyethylene should not be used. Vertical stress cracking has been experienced with the cross-linked polyethylene storage tanks in this service."

This has, and continues to be Sierra Sales's, and Sierra Sales's customers' experiences. Don't believe all the cross-linky stuff! Sierra Sales offers a better warranty along with better pricing for this service. Order Phamplet 96 at this site see for yourself.

The vessels, both the poly vertical tank and the poly containment basin, were ordered and delivered via "hot-shot" with less than two weeks lead time. With low overhead Sierra Sales's sales team was able to save the private community a substantial amount of hard earned bucks and make a "timely" delivery. This customer already has plans to "come back for more!" The poly tank and poly containment basin were more than satisfactory.

The poly vessels, both the poly vertical tank and the poly containment basin, above were put into service storing sodium hypochlorite at 17% and were warranteed for three [3] years by the manufacturer. "Safetanks" ships this configuration daily throughout the United States. Or, purchase a poly safe double wall tank for limited space applications.

The polyethylene upright chemical storage tank was used to "feed" the water treatment equipment systems. The poly tank was also used as a "filling station" to load plastic IBCs for shipment to smaller facilities. The all plastic ibcs used were square stackables and Snyder Industries' 550 gal Megatainers (the worlds' largest all plastic IBCs).

The all plastic ibcs were all UN and DOT/HM approved for "over the road" transportation of hazardous materials. The all plastic 550 gal Megatainer IBCs are versatile and lightweight, the industry's largest poly (all plastic) IBC. These plastic ibcs systems are dependable transportation for bulk chemicals with reduced shipping and handling costs. All Snyder's plastic IBCs are suitable for both hazardous and nonhazardous liquids.

Read about our poly containment basins and "safe" double wall, self-contained covered, plastic chemical storage tanks!

More detailed information about Snyder's quality plastic IBCs can be found on our IBCs url. A catalog featuring a complete line of all plastic IBCs will be sent if you need more information. We also supply the worlds' largest selection of poly cone bottom tanks, conical, poly vertical tanks, upright, open tops, elliptical, and safe polyethylene double wall tanks and systems. We stock the worlds' largest configuration of poly containment basins in HDPE and HDXLPE; high density polyethylene and crosslink polyethylene or crosslinked polyethylene. You cannot find a larger selection of poly tanks anywhere.

Download the Sierra Sales Specification for Polyethylene Upright Storage Tanks here or view the Sierra Sales Specification here.

Your engineering and purchasing personnel will like the way we do business. Straight forward, honest, and working for you at a lower profit margin than our competition. Check out our tank Warranty

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Look around our web site. Then call us.Providing a solution for your bulk storage requirement is easy if our sales staff know a few things. Don't know what you need? We will discuss it with you.We have the right poly tanks for your needs.


We answer our phones, we return phone calls, faxes, and emails, and we are the fastest trained responders in the industry! Try us, compare us, dare us, to deliver when the traditional tank suppliers take your orders and put them on the PILE!

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