General Specifications

Standard :

Potaglas pressed steel sectional water tank constructed with hydraulically pressed flanged panels, conform to BS 1564 : 1975 and SS22 : 1979.

Materials :

The steel used in the manufacture of the tank plates, stays and cleats conform to the requirements of BS 4360 : 1972 grade 43A or ISO equivalent

Flanges of Plates :

The tank plates are pressed with a combined double flange at an angle of 45 degree and 90 degree to the face of the plate on four sides

Stays and Cleats :

The stays and cleats are made of steel angle bar and steel plate

Bolts, Nuts and Washers :

Hot Dipped Galvanised steel bolts, nuts and washers for internal and external

Jointing Materials :

Non toxic PVC foam to be used for all jointing between tank panel flange

Tank Cover :

Panel type or pitched type steel cover supported by trusses 530 x 530 square manhole and 100mm air-vent supplied as standard for each compartment

Water Level Indicator :

Reverse Reading Pointer Machanical Type (Cat&Mouse)

Nozzels for Connection:

Short pipe with flange or socket for all pipe connections

Ladder :

Aluminium or HDG Steel ladder for internal and external access


Hot Dip Galvanished conform to ISO 1461

Standard Thickness for 1.22m x 1.22m Tank Panel
Type1.22m (H)2.44m (H)3.66m (H)4.88m (H)
4th side panels  5mm
3rd side panels  5mm5mm
2nd side panels 5mm5mm5mm
1st side panels5mm5mm5mm6mm
Bottom panels5mm5mm5mm6mm
Standard Thickness for 1m x 1m Tank Panel
Type1.0m (H)2.0m (H)3.0m (H)4.0m (H)5.0m (H)
5th side panels    5mm
4th side panels  5mm5mm
3rd side panels  5mm5mm5mm
2nd side panels 5mm5mm5mm5mm
1st side panels5mm5mm5mm6mm5mm
Bottom panels5mm5mm5mm6mm5mm