Aluminum VS Stainless Steel

Discussion in 'Tanker, Bulk and Dump Trucking Forum' started by TrustedFR8, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. wis bang

    wis bang Road Train Member

    Jan 12, 2011
    Levittown, PA
    Linings can be destroyed by heat.

    Customer would make a blend and it it was one of the mild steel phenolic lined units the heat of adding water to the acid [remember chem class saying acid to water to avoid exothermic reaction] and the sides of the tank were too hot to touch....

    You would think the plant would have requested a stainless trailer, but no and they play dumb when they burn out a new lining, again...

    Same plant had 4 dedicated trailers for Sulfur Trioxide, double wall plumbing circulating Ethylene glycol [anti freeze] that was heated by the steam pan robbing heat from the load. Demanded they be kept inside the plant. Every fall they would suddenly run short of Anti-Freeze until the got everyone's car radiator filled...
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