Alkatuff polyethylene is supported by local technical service and extensive technical data ensuring the design of your tank can be optimised. Qenos is an active member of the Association of [...]
Alkatuff has been supplied to Australian tank manufacturers for over 20 years and has proven performance in Australian conditions. In fact the Australian tank market was slow moving until Qenos [...]
Alkatuff resin has a broad processing window creating two important benefits: It melts and adheres to the mould readily. This is known as sintering. It then easily releases from the mould [...]
Creep is the term used for the deformation of a material under stress. Creep can significantly affect the performance of a moulding over time. In water tanks creep mostly manifests as [...]
The most important function of a tank is containment! That’s why it’s very important for a tank to be resistant to cracking. AS/NZS 4766 requires that the tank material survives 500 [...]
C6 is shorthand for the hexene co-monomer used in the Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) from which the water tank is made (ethylene is the main monomer gas). In LLDPE, the branching in the [...]
When polyethylene is exposed outdoors, the ultra-violet component of the sunlight causes photo-oxidation of the polymer, resulting in surface crazing and a marked deterioration of the mechanical [...]
Poly water tanks are usually made by a process known as rotational moulding. The process involves melting the polymer inside a mould which is slowly rotating inside a hot air oven. [...]
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