Alkatuff® LL711UV Shines on the World Stage Achieving Diesel Tank Certification in Berlin

 In Alkatuff, Rotomoulding

Qenos is pleased to announce that its flagship product – Alkatuff® LL711UV – has expanded upon its world-class capabilities by receiving certification for diesel storage.   This certification means that Alkatuff® LL711UV not only provides outstanding performance in UV rating, strength and integrity, but can now be offered as the only Australian-made polyethylene certified for the production of rotationally moulded diesel storage tanks.
In accordance with the European Union Regulation for Automotive Fuel Tanks, extensive testing of the Alkatuff® LL711UV Grade was conducted by TÜV Rheinland Group in Berlin.  This testing included:

  • Cold temperature Impact Testing at -40°C
  • Tensile testing of material after exposure to diesel fuel
  • Permeation testing at 40°C
  • Pressure testing at 53°C

Outstanding results from the rigorous testing process means that Alkatuff® LL711UV is now certified for use in rotationally moulded tanks for the storage of petroleum based diesel fuel containing up to 5 percent biodiesel. 

Alkatuff® LL711UV’s diesel storage certification is testimony to the outstanding quality of Qenos resins.  This makes Alkatuff® LL711UV not only the obvious choice for water storage, but also the best choice for diesel storage.” says Garry Whitehand, Senior Technical Service Specialist at Qenos

As the only manufacturer in the region to supply resin for tanks suitable for diesel storage, Qenos is proud to be an innovator in the market, continuing its reputation as a world-class manufacturer and leading innovator in product technology. 

Says Wayne Solomon, Head of Sales at Qenos: “We are pleased to be introducing a locally manufactured PE resin that is fully accredited and certified for water, chemical and diesel storage.  At Qenos we are proud of our technological leadership and will continue to innovate for our customers”.

Alkatuff® LL711UV provides customers with superior crack growth resistance, strength, high stiffness, creep resistance and now diesel storage capabilities.  Download the latest datasheet here.


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