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Storage Tank Liner

Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by jebatty, Feb 25, 2011.

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  1. jebatty

    jebatty Minister of Fire

    Jan 1, 2008
    Northern MN
    Came across this material Flexi-liner. Any experience/info on anyone using this? Questions that immediately come to mind are 1) long term high temperature (180-190F) stability, 2) water vapor transmission to the tank containment device and corrosion issues, and 3) vapor transmission (O2) through the liner into the contained hot water and internal system corrosion from oxygen.

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  2. tom in maine

    tom in maine Minister of Fire

    Apr 4, 2008
    Searsport, Maine
    You can add how well does it handle and ship. (This is more important than I ever thought it could be!)
    And of course, cost.

    Many use EPDM because it is so inexpensive, easy to get and they are willing to take the risk of a failure of the liner
    or hx due to liner breakdown.

    Any liners that are for industrial applications, may or may not bring into question their longevity.

    Been there...
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