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Flexitank Introduction


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Title: Flexitank Introduction

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Flexitank Introduction
  • Philton Polythene Converters

History of Philton
  • PPC
  • Specialist manufacturer of transit packaging for
    over 35 years.
  • Expertise in Bulk solutions
  • Our Keynote is Quality
  • Use technology from other manufacturing
  • Philton has a second manufacturing plant in
    Shanghai P.R.C
  • Alliance with PPC for 10 years, over 5 years as a
    J.V. company
  • Systems based on U.K. principles with full batch
  • Also ISO9000/2000 quality assured.

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What is a Flexitank?
  • The Flexitank is an ideal product to store and
    transport all kind of non-hazardous liquids and
    chemicals in a 20' dry container. Flexitanks are
    easy to install and optimizes the use of the
    container space. The Flexitank can be loaded with
    a variety of non - hazardous liquids such as
    latex, wine, lubricants, additives, edible oils
    and many more. The one-way disposable Flexitank
    virtually eliminates the possibility of
    contamination and is easily disposed off without
    causing any environmental issues.

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History of the Flexitanks
  • Have been used for over 20 years.
  • Original Flexitanks were made of Butyl rubber.
    Very expensive to reposition, clean and repair.
  • PVC tanks were a cheaper option but still
    expensive to reposition, clean and repair.
  • Multi-ply PE tanks are the cheapest and most
    widely used single trip option.
  • Single ply PE tanks also used in certain markets.

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Benefits of PPC Flexitanks
  • Simple, reliable and economical
  • Fast loading / discharging time
  • High space utilization
  • Environment friendly
  • No risk of cargo contamination
  • Low storage cost for empty tanks
  • Covered by a factory warranty and product
    liability insurance

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Disadvantages of small bulk containers
  • Drums (Steel / Plastic)
  • High cost of packing
  • High labour cost
  • Long stuffing time required
  • Low space utilization
  • Disposal problems
  • Intermediate Bulk Containers
  • Not always available
  • Expensive
  • Heavy reliance for return load
  • Need forklift equipment
  • Long stuffing time required

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Disadvantages of bulk shipping
  • ISO Tank Container
  • Not always available
  • High rental / shipping cost
  • High cleaning cost
  • Slow to position
  • Heavy reliance on return load
  • Parcel Chemical Tanker
  • Not always available
  • Slow to position
  • Require large cargo volume
  • Port to Port only
  • Heavy reliance on bulking installation

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Multi-ply PE Flexitanks
  • Constructed of different individually welded
  • Can have an internal or external barrier layer
  • Security in our unique testing system
  • Quality record that cannot be surpassed.

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Single Ply PE Flexitanks
  • Single membrane 1mm thick
  • Excellent for Viscous products
  • Good for products effected by moisture
  • Double welding system
  • Very Robust and strong

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Styles of Flexitanks- Top Fill/Discharge
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Styles of Flexitanks- Bottom Fill/Discharge
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Capacity of Flexitanks
  • Virtually any size from 10,000 litre to 36,000
  • Restricted by weight / volume / regulations in
    various countries.
  • Fill within 500 Litres otherwise fluid dynamics
    may break the Flexitank.
  • Brace the bulkhead.
  • Generally the more viscous product, the smaller
    the Flexitank used.

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Comparison in 20 Container Box
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Range Of Products
Uses of Flexitanks
  • Military Use
  • Emergency supply
  • Water storage
  • Shipment of Industrial and Food grade non
    hazardous Liquid

Food Grade
Industrial Grade
Synthetic Latex Detergents Lubricating oil Base
Oil Fatty Acid Plasticizers Emulsions and many
Vegetable Oil Edible Oil Sorbital Juice
Concentrates Wine Nut oils Vegetable oils and
many more
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Valve / Hose Configurations
  • 2 top fill hose assembly or valve with camlock
    is the standard.
  • 3 top fill hose assembly or valve with camlock
    is available.
  • 2 or 3 Stubby valve or spigot available.
  • Bottom load / discharge valves are available.
  • Other larger sizes are available but are
    considerably more expensive.
  • Different end connections available on request.

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Flexitank kit accessories
  • Bulkheads
  • - Wood
  • - Metal Bar
  • - Polystyrene Foam
  • Heater Pads
  • Bath Tub Liners
  • Barrier Foil Liners
  • EVOH Barrier Liners

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Installation of Flexitank
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Cargo Loading
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Correct installation is essential
  • Easy process to install, however easy to go
  • The Flexitank is likely to fail if not installed
  • Our Insurance cover is void if all procedures are
    not followed.
  • Installation checklist is installed with every

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Things dont go wrong just at sea!
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Things dont go wrong just at sea!
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Things dont go wrong just at sea!
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Things dont go wrong just at sea!
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Things dont go wrong just at sea!
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What does a Flexitank have to withstand?
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Ship Rolling at 30
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Testing and Compatibility
  • PPC fully test new designs with load testing and
    flange testing.
  • Not all products are compatible with Flexitanks
  • Temperature restrictions
  • Mini tanks used for testing

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Quality Record
  • Less than 1 manufacturing failure per 2000 tanks.
  • Every Flexitank End weld is tested to 1 bar
  • Independent audits by SGS surveys.
  • Independently tested by China Railways Bureau
    (only 1 of 2 companies now authorised to carry
    Flexitanks on Chinas rail network)

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  • Thank you for your time to view this
    presentation. Please do not hesitate to contact
    us with any questions you may have.
  • Contact
  • Philton Polythene Converters Andrew
    Tisi aspt_at_philton.co.uk

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