Brochure Describes Copolymer, Homopolymer Process Tank Technology

A new brochure from Tri-Mer Corp. describes process tank technology that uses 100-percent copolymer and homopolymer polypropylene.

A new brochure from Tri-Mer Corp. describes process tank technology that uses 100-percent copolymer and homopolymer polypropylene. These materials will not delaminate or embrittle, even with long-term exposure to aggressive chemicals, according to the company. The tanks also have the structural advantage of double-weld strength inside and out. Tanks up to 100 ft. long are custom-built in rectangular, circular and custom shapes with open tops, cone bottoms and special access features. Stainless steel tanks also included.

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The Systems View in Automotive Finishes: Essential, but Overlooked - The 38th William Blum Lecture

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