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Forbes hellically wound polyethylene tanks now part of Thames Water framework for chemical storage tanks

Forbes hellically wound polyethylene tanks now part of Thames Water framework for chemical storage tanks
03/07/2015

Forbes’ range of helically wound high density polyethylene (HDPE – PE 100) tanks with capacities in excess of 100 cubic metres have now been added to the Thames Water purchasing framework.

Following an investment of £1.7 million in 2013 in a completely new automated plant at their Kelso site, high quality wound tanks have been included in their already extensive range of tanks in a variety of plastic & composite materials which are part of the existing Thames Framework agreement.

Now able to produce seam free tank shells up to 4000mm diameter x 100mm thick, Forbes ‘Krahl tanks have the added advantage of the base plates & roofs being welded by CNC automated equipment ensuring perfect welds.

All tanks are designed & manufactured to BS EN 12573 – 2000. The material of construction HDPE – PE 100 offers exceptional chemical resistance with a design life of 25 years.

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