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Storage Tanks for Chloride or Brine

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Metro Lawn, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,306

    I found a company that makes nice heavy duty poly storage tanks at great prices and thought I would pass on the info. The company is Rotonics Mfg. They have 8 locations around the country. Contact Sue at the location in Bensonville, IL at (630) 773-9510 let her know that John from Metro sent you and she will give you the distributor price instead of retail. The tanks they sell are heavy duty and rated at 16.5 pounds per gallon unlike typical water tanks that are 8 lbs pg. They carry all sizes, but common ones are 1650 gal at under $600 and 3000 gal for under $1200. They ship or you can pick up. Below are 3 1650 tanks I bought from them (250 lbs each) so they are easy to move around.

  2. Marek

    Marek Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    Do you know if they have anything near the mid atlantic ?
  3. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Very handy. Be cool if you could raise them up and put a gravity feed system to your truck tanks.
  4. kimber

    kimber Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 140

    Metro thanks for the information.
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Gravity is too slow to fill.
  6. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,041

    A cheap trash pump will only run you $200 they run about 160gallons per min
  7. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Gravity is fine as long as you have a big enough hose. I would guess that you can get about 100 gpm gravity flow out of a two inch hose.