Glass fused tanks

Glass fused tanks

Above-ground tanks made of glass fused to steel plates with bolted connections have been produced in VÍTKOVICE for more than 40 years. Glass fused tanks can be used for the storage of liquid and bulk materials. The tanks are also used as the basic structural element of environmental process sets such as wastewater treatment plant and biogas stations. Glass fused layer also called is compact, smooth, and glossy coating by silicate glass fused on metallic substrate.

Enamel has two layers and is baked in continuous furnace with a temperature higher than 800 °C. The cylindrical steel shell of the tank is assembled of plates enameled on both sides that are connected by special bolts and sealed with permanently elastic sealant. Joining material and shell accessory is provided with surface treatment. The dimensions of the tanks are designed in accordance with EN and ISO.

possible applications

  • bulk materials (limestone, cement, fly ash, wood waste, gravel sand, granulated plastic, salt, carbon black)
  • liquids (drinking water, wastewater, fire water, demineralized water, salt brine, petroleum, ammonia)
  • agriculture (grains, liquid manure, dung water, liquid fertilizers, animal fodder, heylage)
  • other (tanks for WWTP, tanks for BGS, gas holders, fermenters)