What are Flexible Water Tanks?
Flexible water tanks are pillow shaped closed and self-supporting storage solution. They are made of high resistant technical fabric coated with plastomer or elastomer on both sides.
What are the benefits of Flexible Tanks?
Flexible tanks have many benefits, including how economical they are – this solution to flooding is 70% cheaper than more traditional flood defence solutions, which is largely due to the lower logistical cost of not having special planning to implement the solution.
Flexi tanks are also quick and easy to install – with a 500m tank being able to be installed in under 4 hours – mainly due to it being lightweight, foldable and easily transportable. Flexible Water Storage Tanks are also high resistant – they are made from high resistant technical rubber, which is very resistant to varying extreme high and low temperatures.
These flexible water tanks also come with a ten-year guarantee – giving you peace of mind that you can rely on this flood defence for many years to come, with very low need for maintenance and repairs.
These tanks are lighter weight and being rustproof, foldable, and quicker and easier to set up. With the same capacity, an empty flexible water tank can be 10% of the weight of a steel tank of the same capacity weight.
With flexible storage tanks, there are also many applications in commercial and non-commercial environments. They can be used as flexible water storage tanks in a variety of ways, from rainwater collection and water reserves at construction sites to being used for humanitarian aid.
Flexi tanks can also be used in an agricultural setting to store liquid fertilizers and manure, whilst also being an irrigation water store. In industry, these flexible water tanks can be used to as food storage and storage of chemical effluents.
Another good use for them is in civil protection, as a fire fighting reserve in all sectors, including defence against forest fires. Flexible Liquid Tanks can be used for hydrocarbon storage, such as base camp fuel storage, waste oil storage and temporary landing strips.
In summary, the main benefits of flexi tanks are:
- Flexible Water Storage Tanks are economical and affordable, being 70% cheaper than those more complexed, traditional solution.
- A flexible water tank is easy and quick to install, mainly due to its foldable nature.
- Flexible storage tanks can cope with extreme temperatures, as they are high resistance due to being made from a special technical rubber.
- Flexible liquid tanks come with a ten year guarantee.
- These tanks are lightweight – being 10% of the weight of a steel tank of the same capacity.
- They are also rustproof.
At Cotterill Civils we provide a variety of flexible storage tanks, give us a call today on 0121 351 3230 so one of our experts can tailor a solution for your needs.