Flexitank are great for the purpose of storing or transporting liquids in bulk quantities. The flexitanks offer a wide range of benefits to the users which is exactly the reason as to why they are so much preferred by the users. In this regard, proper selection of the container is the key at the time of using a flexitank. A container that is damaged or faulty might create big problems at the time of installing the flexitank. The selection of an improper container might cause damage to the flexitank and at the same time causing loss to the inner contents as well. Thus, it is of immense importance to select an appropriate container for your flexitank. Here we have listed a few important tips to select the right container for your flexitank.
Proper Weight Rating
The container so selected for transportation of the flexitank should necessarily have a gross weight rating of at least 30480 kilograms which would ensure a perfect match.
Checking the Age
The age of the container so selected for the flexitank should not be more than ten years old. If the container is new, then that’s perfect. Otherwise, it would be idea to select a container that lies between two to six years of age for best results.
Inspecting for Corrugation
Both the side walls of the container chosen for flexitank should be necessarily corrugated for the entire side wall’s length. Any of the containers whose decal panels are flat should be immediately rejected.
There should not be any deformation to any of the side walls of container selected for transporting the flexitank.
The locking system of the door of the container for flexitank should be chosen. Each of the door should be having a minimum of two locking bars and each of the locking bars should be retained by a minimum of three locking bar bracelets. All of the locking bar cams should necessarily lock into both the top as well as the bottom locking bar cam retainers in an appropriate manner.
The handles of the of the chosen container should position freely into the door handle retainers and the catches of the door handles should close fully.
All of the structural parts of the door, upper & lower ‘C’ sections, and vertical sections should be free from any kinds of dents as well as buckling. All the hinges present in the container should be working appropriately and moving freely.
Check the Floor
The floor of the container should be free from any kinds of protruding screws, nails, splinters, and other fixings so as to make sure that the flexitank is not damaged while in the container.
Keeping all the points mentioned above points in mind at the time of flexitank containers would make sure that the right one is chosen that can be used without hesitation for transporting flexitanks.