Top 5 Advantages Of Steel Water Storage Tanks

by Vivek Choudhary Nice life

When deciding to purchase an above-ground steel water tank, size and location aren’t the only things to consider. They’re not even the first. Before you decide how big you want the tank to be or where you want it to go, you need to decide what material to be constructed from.

1.       LONGEVITY

Stainless steel tanks are highly resistant to the effects of corrosion and other natural elements like heat. Stainless steel is resistant to rust and corrosion that internal and external coatings aren't even needed to protect the base metal. Stainless steel also remains ductile through all temperature ranges, is fire resistant, and is unaffected by exposure to UV light, damaging paint, and other coatings. That being said, properly maintained welded steel Sun Stellar's can have an expected lifespan of over 100 years, whereas overhead tanks only survive around 30.


Going hand in hand with longevity is durability. Unlike concrete tanks that are prone to cracking and leaking, welded steel tanks are leak-free. This is important because not only can a crack jeopardize the integrity of a tank’s structure and make for an expensive, lengthy repair but, also, if a crack is left untreated, moisture will collect, bacteria can form, and the sanitation of your stored goods is compromised. Bolted steel tanks also pose a danger, as every bolt on the tank represents a potential point of weakness. With welded steel, tanks are stronger, maintenance is lower, and repairs are easier.

3.       COST

With stainless steel tanks having a longer life cycle and requiring much less maintenance, the total cost of ownership of a welded steel is often lower than its bolted steel and concrete counterparts over the long term. Don’t just take our word for it though, check out the Steel Tank Institute’s tool, and see yourself.


Wouldn’t it make sense to build a tank to your own needs with different jobs requiring tanks in different shapes and sizes rather than buy one pre-fabricated to someone else’s? With welded steel tanks, you can design to be virtually any height or diameter, with multiple roof styles, paint schemes, and other architectural elements to choose from as well.


As mentioned before, the SS water tank is immune to corrosion and leaking, presenting it as an excellent storage tank for water. Storage tanks can leach calcium into water supplies if not coated precisely; stainless steel tanks will preserve the water clean and straightforward. It should come as no surprise that hospitals are required to use stainless steel tanks for this reason. Eventually, not only is stainless steel 100% recyclable, but over 50% of new stainless steel comes from re-melted stainless steel scrap, greatly lessening the environmental footprint left backward. 

While concrete, polyethylene, and bolted steel tanks each have their own benefits, welded steel tanks are the best overall choice. Welded steel tanks last longer than the others, but their lifetime cost is the lowest and requires the least maintenance.

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