Thread: L Shaped Water Tank
05-28-2006, 09:13 AM #1
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- Dec 2002
- Central NJ
L Shaped Water Tank
Just looking for info about an L shaped tank. Are they typically also of the "T" configuration from front to back, are the sides straight up and down or are there options?
I am asking due to compartment depth issues for the upper compartments.
05-28-2006, 05:53 PM #2
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- May 2006
- Bryn Athyn, Pa.
Lots of options
In today's world of non-metal tanks you have considerably more freedom to custom design a tank. I'll admit my bias, I like CFP tanks (Custom Fiberglass Products, Orwigsburg, Pa.) They can set up molds to do just about anything that has good engineering behind it. I'm sure that the the other tank builders can, too. Work with you suppliers, make sure they're giving you X number of gallons of usable water, not Y number of gallons of water and Z number of gallons of liquid ballast. (X=Y+Z). Make sure that it's adequately baffled, but that it can flow the GPM that you need. Toyne is having CFP build an L shaped tank for our new engine. It's going to give us extra compartment depth on one side and a lower hose bed. All this without making the truck lopsided.
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