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FRP Case History Liquid Fertilizer Tanks

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Liquid Tank

 

Location/Year

Liquid Ag Fertilizer Plant in eastern Indiana
Installed in 2010

Fabricator

Precision Tank
Ligonier, Indiana
http://www.precisiontank.com/

Fabrication

CORVE8301 type vinyl ester resin throughout
MEKP cure system

Service Conditions

Liquid Fertilizer
12-0-0-26, 32-0-0 or 10-34-0

Technical Data

30,000 gallons
12 feet diameter X 36 feet tall
Outdoor use/ambient temperature

Design/Comment

Many Agricultural customers are switching from mild steel storage tanks to fiberglass, due to the more corrosive nature of fertilizer blends. Fiberglass tank durability can be up to double the life of a mild steel tank in this industry.