GRP Water Tanks

Why GRP Water Tanks?

GRP Sectional Water Storage Tanks’ panels are obtained from the process of chopped fiberglass and unsaturated polyester resin under high pressure and temperature.

Panels are manufactured at a high tonnage press which molders heated up to 150 oC. Smooth, highly resistant, and cured panels are obtained through high molding and manufacturing technology. 

PIPECO GRP panels are WRAS approved, which represents the highest global standards. Panels are also tested by TSE, in terms of health and nutrition regulations. GRP Panels are UV stabilized; therefore do not allow algae growing inside the tank.

Features of GRP Water Tanks

GRP is not only non-adhesive, simple to work with, but it is also clean.
GRP can be mounted on high-temperature molds, and through high pressure from a large hydraulic press, it can produce products with subtle surface and high strength.
GRP has a constant length of glass fiber contents, l-inch fiber, uniform mechanical strength, and high fallibility and fluidity.
The surface of GRP is smooth and graceful, and GRP can shorten the finishing procedure as it has an excellent coating.
GRP can easily correct deformities with rib, boss, and insert unlike the traditional use of RFP.
GRP can form molds with different thicknesses and has high mechanical strength.

General Specifications

Standard: Singapore Standard SS245: 2014, MS 1390: 2010 similar to British Standard BS 7491 Part 3:1994 and BS EN 13280:2001.

Materials: Sheet Moulding Compound (SMC) consists of  below specification
Resin – Isophthalic unsaturated polyester resin conforming to BS 3532 specification
Fiber Glass – Low alkali fiberglass conforming to JIS R3411 to R3417 or BS 3396, BS 3496, and BS 3749 specifications.

Testing Method: BS2782

Manufacturing Process:
Hot pressed SMC compression moulding

Ladder :
External: – Standard: Hot Dipped Galvanised Steel, 300mm width
Internal:– Standard: PVC or Aluminium, 300mm width
Optional : GRP or SS 304/316, 300mm width

Water Level Indicator :
Standard: Reversed Reading Mechanical Ball Float Type (Cat & Mouse)
Optional: Direct Reading Clear Tube Type

Nozzle Panel :
Pipe nozzles flange not inclusive
Flat panels will be provided on request


Tank Structural Support :
Hot Dipped Galvanised Steel
SS304 Tie-rod, Optional SS316
Roof Support: PVC/ABS pipes with GRP roof panel stiffener.

Sealant: Non-toxic PVC foam/EPDM Rubber.

Bolt, Nuts, Washers :
Standard: Hot Dipped Galvanised Steel
Optional: SS 304/316

Standard: SS 304 (In-contact with water)
Optional: SS 316 (In-contact with water)

Roof :
Standard: Hot Dipped Galvanised Steel
Optional: SS 304/316

External Braced System :
Hot Dipped Galvanished Steel
None (metal free inside, non-partitioned tank only)
Roof Support: PVC Poles with GRP roof panel stiffener

Integrally Reinforced System

Externally Reinforced System

Types of GRP Tanks Panels

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