Project details

Hydrochloric Acid (36%) Storage Tanks

CustomerAcid Neutralizing Plants
LocationVarious locations in the United Kingdom
Project executed on2017
Market segmentChemical processing
Technical specification
Measurements4.0 m Ø x 12.750m Height (Tan-to-Tan)
TemperatureDesign Temperature -20 to +50ºC

Project description

Location / Year

Installed in 2017 for Acid Neutralizing Plants at various locations in the United Kingdom.


Plasticon UK Limited, Hull, United Kingdom. Member of Plasticon Composites.


The tank has been manufactured with DERAKANE 411 epoxy vinyl ester resin and acid resistant glass by chop-hoop-winding (combination of computer controlled winding and spraying techniques).

The chemical barrier layer is 5 mm (200 mils) thick.

Technical Data

  • 8 No Hydrochloric Acid (36%) Storage Tanks
  • Diameter: 4.0 m Ø (157in)
  • Height: 12.75m (41.8ft) Tan-to-Tan
  • Working Volume: 160 m³ (5650 ft³)

Service Conditions

Hydrochloric Acid (36%)

Design Temperature: -20 to +50ºC

(-68 to + 122°F)

Design / Comment

Designed and manufactured according to the standard BS EN 13121-3 (2016).

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