There are a few types of plastic storage tanks with different shapes and sizes. Based on the requirement, there are various types and some are much more specialised.
This guide will advise the different types of plastic drums and briefly describes the applications of each.
Vertical storage tanks
There are normally known as a tank and is used for general requirement. They cannot be buried as the walls of this storage would collapse however, can be placed underground or in basements surrounded with concrete carriers. These types of tanks are used during the season where rainwater is being harvested. Vertical storing tanks are being used mainly in agriculture and industrial uses and must be placed in a stable position. Sometimes large food grade plastic storage are vertical stowage tanks.
Horizontal storage tanks
These are known as transporter containers and are used mainly for movement from one place to another. They can be permanent, semi-permanently or temporarily fixed up on trucks, pick ups or trailers which will make it easy to fill it out to the top. These are mainly used that when moving water from construction areas, to rural areas, for fire fighting purposes or when water is needed. Even chemical or hazardous material can be transported as well and prevent any damage to the surrounding.
Plastic drums can be used to carry water or other liquids vertical. The capacities range from fifty to two hundred and fifty litres. They are used to sore water, food, chemicals, animal feed and fertilisers. They are perfect for indoor stowage and can be loaded easily on to vehicles.
They have been designed and engineered to be underneath the ground and is susceptible to all sorts of pressures from the ground. It is used either as a water or sewage tank and can also be used to stow away wastes and chemicals. It is important that the tank is placed carefully in the ground to avoid it from being damaged.
Silo stowage tanks
Silo or conical tanks can be used in a few different ways. They are mainly used in the agriculture and industry businesses to store food, feedstuffs and other liquid material. The pointy shaped nose at the bottom allows it to be emptied easily. Based on the applications of the tank, you choose from the various ones or from the ones above. They can be bigger in shape as well than the regular ones available. It is very carefully to review the product carefully and then make the final purchasing decision.