Fiberglass Tanks In Fire Suppression: An Unheralded Hero

A pair of fiberglass painted with white.

In a world where wildfires, industrial incidents, and unforeseen accidents present a constant threat, possessing a robust and efficient firefighting infrastructure is crucial. Most fire protection systems require a tank in the 60,000-gallon range which a fiberglass reinforced plastic tank can easily store. FRP tanks are significant for rural and remote firefighting water requirements due […]

Ensuring Quality: The Certification And Standards Behind Fiberglass Tanks

A fiberglass tank was tied and covered safely in a trailer truck.

From safeguarding against potential hazards and leaks to building customer confidence, certifications and standards behind fiberglass tanks play a pivotal role in upholding the reputation and credibility of fiberglass tanks. Certifications and standards play a multifaceted role in ensuring the safety, quality, and reliability of fiberglass tanks which then benefits manufacturers, regulatory authorities, users, and […]

Best Practices For Cleaning And Inspecting Fiberglass Tanks

Best Practices For Cleaning And Inspecting Fiberglass Tanks

Whether you’re in the industrial or commercial sector, or just want a durable and cost-effective storage solution for your personal liquid storage needs, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) tanks are a cost-effective and long-lasting storage solution. Maintaining fiberglass tanks is essential to their longevity, performance, and integrity.  Regular spring maintenance helps in preventing issues such as […]

The Role of Fiberglass Tanks In Rainwater Harvesting

Importance of Fiberglass Tanks

Did you know around an estimated 6 gallons of water could be gathered from each square yard of your house’s rooftop during an hour of steady rainfall? This water can potentially be used for washing clothes, supplying water for the toilet and showers, water for a pool or hot tub, or even watering the lawn, […]

Fiberglass Tanks In Agriculture: Boosting Efficiency & Sustainability

Fiberglass Tanks In Agriculture

Storage tanks facilitate important processes that help with the efficiency, productivity, and sustainability of agricultural practices. These practices may include water storage for irrigation, storage for agricultural chemicals such as fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides, livestock water supply, and use in drip irrigation systems among several other practices. Unlike other materials such as steel or concrete […]

The Green Side of Fiberglass: Sustainability In Storage Solutions

Green Side Of Fiberglass

Environmentally conscious construction and infrastructure have been a dominant topic recently since companies are choosing greener options to cater to more sustainability-seeking customers. The growing demand for sustainable storage solutions has led to the rise of fiberglass tank usage in several buildings, various storage operations, and countless other applications on worksites. Read ahead to discover […]

Maintenance Tips For Fiberglass Tanks In Cold Climates

Maintenance Tips For Fiberglass Tanks In Cold Climates

Industrial businesses are increasingly turning to more durable materials such as fiberglass-reinforced plastic for their tank storage solutions, and it is essential to properly inspect and maintain these tanks to ensure the longevity and safety of the tanks. Fiberglass tanks are used for storing different liquids, chemicals, and petroleum products, and when FRP tanks are […]

Why Winter Is No Match For Fiberglass Tanks

Winter Is No Match For Fiberglass Tanks

Fiberglass tanks are well-known for their durability and resilience, which include their ability to withstand various stresses, impacts, and environmental conditions while maintaining their physical and structural integrity. Unlike steel, which has a high rate of thermal conductivity, fiberglass tanks are not thermally conductive and this lowers the risk of cold damage drastically. In addition, […]

How Fiberglass Tank Designs Complement Modern Architecture

fiberglass tank design

Fiberglass is a composite material made of a plastic matrix reinforced by fine fibers of glass. This combination results in a lightweight, strong, and durable material that is easy to transport, easy to install, corrosion and rust-resistant, and can withstand temperature fluctuations. These features of fiberglass make it a practical material for storage solutions in […]

The History And Evolution Of Fiberglass Storage Solutions

Green storage tank to bury fiberglass

Did you know that ancient Phoenicians and Egyptians were two pre-modern civilizations that made glass into fibers, thus resulting in what we now popularly refer to as ‘fiberglass’? People would make a small amount of glass fiber at a time, however, the fiber that they produced was very coarse, and used it for decoration purposes. […]