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As part of an engine system, the gas tank is typically mounted into the rear of an automobile between the chassis and exterior or, for other modes of transportation, into an available space. Read More…

Stainless Steel Gas Tanks A stainless steel gas tank stores gasoline in a strong, corrosion resistant stainless steel container until it is released into the engine of a motor vehicle or evaporates into the air.
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Carol Stream, IL  |  630-283-8980

Here at Frain Industries, Inc. we offer an extensive line of stainless steel tanks. These tanks come in a wide range of shapes and sizes based on their application. Our tank sizes range from 5 gallons to 10,000 gallons and these tanks can be customized to meet your application needs.

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Oak Lawn, IL  |  800-282-1574

For 50 years G & F Manufacturing has been a leading quality stainless steel tank manufacturer for many industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage. Their storage containers offer quality workmanship & durability.

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G & F Manufacturing Company, Inc. $$$

Stoystown, PA  |  814-893-5701

Highland Tank’s steel storage tanks are designed and engineered to meet the demanding needs of many industries including chemical storage and processing. They provide a sensible and safe solution for the storage of at bulk plants, transportation facilities, industrial sites, military bases and airports. These tanks are ideally suited for the storage of any liquid product including but not limited to: acids, alkalies, bleaches, oils, oxidants, salts, solvents, and corrosive environments.

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Highland Tank & Manufacturing Company, Inc. $$$

Springboro, OH  |  800-688-9821

Storage tanks have a wide range of uses and it can be difficult to find the right fit for your needs. With Buckeye Fabricating, you don’t have to worry about this aspect. We have a strong portfolio of custom storage tanks in accordance to our clients’ needs. With over 50 years of experience and a team of knowledgeable individuals who understand how to design, install and craft tanks, we, at Buckeye Fabricating, are confident in our ability to produce the best storage tank for you.

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Buckeye Fabricating Company $$$

Rothschild, WI  |  800-558-2945

Imperial Industries’ bulk storage silos and tanks are fabricated in a state-of-the-art facility using the latest technology for superior design flexibility, product quality and the industry’s fastest turnaround time on made-to-order units. From the storage of bulk liquids and chemicals to the blending of dry bulk solids and more, Imperial Industries’ custom tank solutions are designed to deliver the performance your industry demands.

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Imperial Industries Incorporated $$$
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Many motorcyclists and classic car enthusiasts are attracted to the high polish of a stainless steel gas tank and its ability to be custom fitted to the vehicle. Stainless steel tank manufacturers strive to produce tanks that are airtight and without cracks or leaks so that gasoline does not diffuse into the air or drip out of the tank.

As a storage container, the tank itself has no moving parts; for an average automobile, it is usually rectangular with rounded corners and a capacity of around 16 gallons. Airplanes carry from around 6,000 to more than 80,000 gallons of fuel in multiple tanks that are mounted in the wings or installed in a designated compartment. Stainless steel is gaining popularity as a material for gas tanks as it resists rust, does not deposit impurities into the gas and has minimal cracking over time.

Traditionally, gas tanks are made from molded ceramic, carbon fiber or steel coated in zinc or aluminum. These materials are prone to splitting, flaking and corrosion, which lower the quality of the gasoline and can decrease the engine's performance. If the tank begins to develop cracks, gasoline can diffuse into the air which is costly and damaging to the environment.

Stainless steel, however, does not break down or get worn away, and the tanks maintain a good seal, especially if they are carved from a billet. A billet is a rectangular piece of steel, and they are often melted down then cast or forged into mechanical and industrial products. The disadvantages of those processes is that they result in thick and thin areas in the steel which can warp and crack from internal stress, and a weaker steel must be used so that it can be worked properly.

If the gas tank is carved from a billet of stainless steel, it will have even walls and can be made from a higher grade of steel. Gas tanks can also be welded from sheets of stainless steel or, for larger tanks, bolted together. A fuel delivery system is also welded or soldered into place with tubes to deliver the fuel to the engine and pressure gauges to provide the operator an accurate reading of how much gas remains.

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