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One of the most com- monly used specifications for filament- wound FRP tanks is ASTM D This standard was first published in and. For Filament Wound Fabrications: ASTM D Specification for Filament Wound Glass. Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Resin Chemical Resistant Tanks. ASTM D, Specification for Woven Roving Glass Fabric for Polyester-Glass Laminates ASTM D, Standard Specification for Filament-Wound.

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Each ply of mat or pass of chopped roving shall be well-rolled prior to the application of additional reinforcement. The cradles or skid shall be padded and secured to the bed of the vehicle in such a manner that will prevent damage to the tank with normal handling.

We build a heavier, more robust tank that always exceeds the standard for wall thickness. Property 18 Thickness, in. Dimensions and Tolerances 8. When the inside laminate consists only of a corrosion barrier, the length of the laminate, hr shall be a minimum of 3 in.

Tolerances on installation are shown in Fig. If you feel that your comments have not received a fair hearing you should make your views known to the ASTM Committee on Standards, at the address shown below.

NOTE 21—The use of organic reinforcing materials may reduce the Barcol hardness readings without necessarily indicating undercure. In either case, the resin used shall be that used in the equipment laminate and? Do not attempt to lift tank by attaching to other?

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Absence of a designation of type required shall imply that Type I is adequate. A line of support is the following: Nozzle Inside Diameter Up to 10 in. Surfaces shall be s3299 and dry before lay-up. The result is a quality product with a very low incidence of tank failure.


NOTE 12—Support of auxiliary equipment, snow load, or operation personnel may require additional reinforcement or the use of stiffener ribs, sandwich construction, or other stiffening systems. Since pigmentation makes inspection difficult, it shall be added after inspection or otherwise by agreement between the purchaser and fabricator. There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.

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NOTE 20—A useful technique to check the cure of a non-molded surface of a polyester resin is as asstm Tanks can be moved by positioning fork-lift trucks on either side of the tank with forks padded. Overall thickness, mm h shear lengthmm A 14?

Laps in subsequent layers shall be staggered at least 2. Rub a few drops of acetone on the laminate surface until it evaporates. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.

Workmanship, Finish, and Appearance 8. The hoist wire should be connected to the top lifting lugs, and the tank should be raised carefully, using guide ropes to prevent sudden swinging. Originally published as D — The reinforcement of the knuckle-radius area shall taper astk that it is tangent to the? Type II tanks may also require additional reinforcement. Suitable methods include use of ultraviolet absorbers, incorporation of pigment of sufficient opacity in the outer surface resin-rich layer, or use sstm resins inherently resistant to ultraviolet degradation.

If this is not possible, a spreader bar must be used to approximate the same angle in lifting. Packaging and Package Marking What are Design Tanks manufacturing standards? NOTE 9—Tanks for installation outdoors shall be designed for the effect of wind loading and other v3299 factors in accordance with sound design practice, including tank buckling analysis.


The all-interior installation laminate placement is used only when the nozzle being installed has an integral conical gusset preventing application of an exterior laminate. For the convenience of the user, Committee D has highlighted those changes that may impact the use of this test method.

Larger nozzles, subject to superimposed mechanical forces, require special consideration. Fluid level in the tank is an important consideration in the analysis. NOTE 2—Gaskets shall be 1? The tank shall be secured to the cradles or skid so that there can be no movement of the tank in relation to the skid or cradle under normal handling.

The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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This section may include descriptions of the changes or the reasons for the changes, or both. Do not attach lifting devices to any?

Design Tanks complies with the design strength requirements of ASTM Dutilizing a rigorous in-line and end-of-line quality control process plus testing of all resins and incoming materials. Where shape, thickness, or other restrictions preclude covering the edges with the preceding laminate, such cut edges and any machined?

NOTE 3—The external corrosive environment due to spillage or corrosive vapors should be considered when specifying Grade 2 tanks see 7.