Fiberglass tanks-Pressurized VS Non Pressurized

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  1. sparke

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    Does anyone have a fiberglass tank? There seem to be a fair amount of them on the market at decent prices. Also, I am wondering. How much efficiency do you give up going with pressurized storage versus non pressurized. Heat stratification is your friend. I am wondering if it is worth the extra expense for the HX ...
     
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    I sent a lot of emails to reps from differenct plastics manufacturers...nobody would commit to high temperature loads on fiberglass. Good luck with your search. I went with scrap propane tanks.
     
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    Same here. Plastics in general don't seem to be happy with extended high temperatures.
     
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    Thanks. Tuol - If I remember correctly you are going pressurized. When do you plan to be up and running?
     
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