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Plastic Fuel Tanks Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of plastic fuel tank manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top plastic fuel tank manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find plastic fuel tank companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture plastic fuel tanks to your companies specifications. Then contact the plastic fuel tank companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of plastic fuel storage tanks, plastic marine fuel tanks, polyethylene fuel tanks, or customized plastic fuel tanks of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Mobile, AL 800-226-1134

    With state-of-the-art technology, we can help you meet your needs. We have over 100 years of industry experience manufacturing plastic fuel tanks and other plastic tank products. We offer high quality, reliable engineering designs and competitive prices. You can learn more about our products and policies when you contact us today or visit us online!

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  • Fort Wayne, IN 800-228-7716

    Specializing in fabricated plastic tanks such as plastic fuel tanks, Park Plastic Products is capable of making your plastic tank in any size or dimension. We pride ourselves on quality plastic tanks, fast service, fair prices and a desire to achieve complete customer satisfaction. Our company has become a major player in the tank industry. We are your source for liquid handling tanks, worldwide.

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  • Orange, CA 877-768-6585

    Roto Dynamics Inc., custom rotational molders serving rotomolding and plastic tank needs nationwide. We are dedicated to our customers manufacturing needs. Building customer relationships based on integrity and communication assists us in developing a competitive advantage within the industry. We produce quality products at competitive prices. A turnkey manufacturing experience is offered where you will receive assistance with concept sketches, design, engineering, prototyping, manufacturing, quality assurance and logistics.

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  • Hospers, IA 712-752-8432

    In business since 1976, Den Hartog provides tank installation, tank removal and the best new or pre-owned equipment all with quality personal attention. Consider our large line of used fiberglass, steel, stainless steel and plastic tanks--every size tank. Poly tanks are light and durable, perfect as water or chemical holding tanks. We also distribute new tanks by Chem Tainer and RMI.

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  • Maple Lake, MN 877-788-8332

    Rhino Tuff Tanks is a leading manufacturer of high density polyethylene plastic tanks. Our tanks are built to last and can easily replace 55 gallon drums and steel tanks while conserving space by stacking vertically. Rhino Tuff Tanks can be used to store fluids across a wide variety of industries, including automotive liquids, chemical fluids, farm and agricultural fluids, and industrial fluids. Visit our website to learn more.

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Plastic Fuel Tanks Industry Information

Plastic Fuel Tanks

Plastic fuel tanks, also called plastic gas tanks, can provide safe storage and transportation of flammable substances or they can be used to gauge the substance level, venting as well as possibly feeding the engine and anticipating the potential for harm. The most common flammable substance that is typically stored in plastic fuel tanks is gasoline or fuel; however other flammable substances such as butane, motor oil, transformer oil, gas oil and natural gas can also be stored.

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Advantages of Plastic Fuel Tanks

Plastic fuel tanks have numerous advantages over metal fuel tanks. These advantages include being lighter weight than most metals, more durable, offer improved compartment space utilization, increased convenience, cost-efficiency and safety due to being non-explosive. Plastic fuel tanks are also flexible, which allows for the expansion of vapors and bending during an accident. Plastic fuel tanks can be a part of the engine system where the fuel is stored and propelled by a fuel pump in, or released into an engine in cars, trucks, motorcycles, AGVs, boats and more, they can be stationary above ground or they can be manually transported by hand. Plastic fuel tanks are essential in industries such as automotive, aerospace, construction, industrial, commercial, petroleum, marine and military. Typical configurations of plastic fuel tanks include rectangular, cone bottoms, horizontal, cylindrical and vertical.

Design of Poly Fuel Tanks

Poly fuel tanks are molded into a seamless one-piece construction that typically consists of at least six layers of a given material, or several different materials that provide different beneficial characteristics. Typically, plastic fuel tanks are made from these five different materials: high density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), regrind plastic (recycled polyethylene), a plastic adhesive or ethyl vinyl alcohol (EVOH). These fuel storage tanks can be formed by rotational molding or blow molding processes. The rotational molding process begins with a heated mold that causes the plastic within to melt; thus forming a puddle at the bottom of the mold cavity. Next, the mold is slowly rotated, usually around two perpendicular axes, resulting in the melted plastic flowing into the mold and sticking to its walls. The last part is the cooling phase in which the mold continues to rotate so that an even thickness is maintained throughout the gas tank. The blow molding process begins with melting down the plastic and forming it into a parison, a tube-like piece of plastic with a hole in one end in which compressed air can pass through. Next, a pressurized gas, usually air, is used to expand the hot part and press it against a mold cavity. The pressure is held until the plastic is cooled. Once the plastic is cool and hardened the mold opens up and the part is ejected. Rotationally molded plastic fuel tanks will be stronger; whereas blow molded plastic fuel tanks will be more susceptible to weakness in the walls.

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