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Large pressurized solar storage tanks

michael_34
michael_34 Member Posts: 303
I am looking for a 400 gal. Pressurized solar storage Tank. Preferably , rectangular in shape, BUT I am open to all types of tanks.



Thanks,

Michael

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  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 18,227
    edited June 2012
    pressurized tanks

    are tough to build in any shape but round. The jacket may be square like Ergomax, Buderus, Viessmann, the older Triangle horizontal tanks and a few others.



    I did see some clever oval tanks at Intersolar a few years back, designed to fit thru doorways. ASME a requirement probably?



    By solar tank do you mean with coils inside? I think Niles builds custom tanks with your choice of HX hanging inside.



    hr
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • michael_34
    michael_34 Member Posts: 303
    Just storage/ No exchange

    HR,



    These will be for storage, no coils needed.



    I really don't care if it is round or square as long as I can get through the doorway. The width of the doorway to the mechanical room is 35". It is going to be hard enough getting 3 round tanks through the door!LOL!



    Thanks for the info.
  • Non-pressurized Tanks

    You wouldn't want to make a non-pressurized tank for storage?



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