Why is Stainless Steel Water Tanks Preferred over Plastic Tanks?

by Vivek Choudhary Nice life

There are a wide variety of water storage tanks available in the market. These can be purchased in varied specifications, as well as material of construction. However, most buyers always prefer to buy steel water tank or plastic tanks whenever options are available in the market. Both stainless steel and plastic tanks have peculiar properties, making them a popular choice for water storage applications. Although it is difficult to say which is better than the other, this post attempts to list few advantages of stainless steel storage tanks over plastic storage tanks.

Why Stainless Steel Tanks Over Plastic Tanks

Although both stainless steel tanks and plastic tanks are popular these days, the stainless steel material outperforms their plastic models in several ways. These are discussed below.

·         Stainless steel water tanks guarantee safe and clean storage of water as their interior does not breed algae.

·         Compared to their plastic variant, stainless steel tanks possess a longer service life. They are impact, fire, and corrosion resistant.

·         Stainless steel tanks do not require much maintenance compared to plastic tanks.

·         SS water tank can be fabricated with specialized coating/finishes to augment their rust resistance, especially in corrosive applications.

·         Compared to plastic tanks, stainless steel tanks can be fabricated to a higher capacity.

·         Plastic tanks are susceptible to leaks. However, stainless steel water storage tanks are not. Moreover, plastic tanks are prone to expansion and contraction depending on the changes in climatic temperature.

·         Since stainless steel tanks are rough, tough, and sturdy in construction, they are safe to move without causing any damage. However, extra care must be taken during the transit of plastic tanks as they might get damaged while being lifted by a forklift.

·         Stainless steel tanks can be easily recycled compared to plastic tanks.

As shown from the above points, a good quality stainless steel water tank has many more advantages than a plastic water tank. Moreover, several water tank manufacturers specialize in customizing stainless steel tanks to suit every household, business, industrials or agricultural need, among others. Hence, choosing a reliable stainless steel water tank fabricator is of utmost importance as the right decision reflects the quality of the product being purchased.

When deciding on purchasing a storage tank for your business, there are many things to consider. For most business owners, important considerations are cost, size, and location. Although these are important, still they aren’t the first. Before deciding upon the cost or size of the tank, it is important to consider the material of construction.

Water tanks are available in various materials like concrete, steel, and polyethene, each having its benefits. However, steel water storage tanks are considered to be the best choice overall.

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