Stainless or Aluminum for diesel fuel tanks?

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Timberwolf, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Ike
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  2. Manie B
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    Manie B Senior Member

    Guys - big thanks for all the info and links
    much appreciated - good stuff
     
  3. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    my boat has its original 200 lt petrol tanks, they are glass and still in good condition, built late 70's. a fibreglass boat builder told me he uses derakane resin for tanks and has no trouble with them.
     
  4. Wynand N
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    Wynand N Retired Steelboatbuilder

    Manie , try these people in your neck of the woods and speak to Sybrand.

    Techniloy CC
    163 Lloyd Street
    Industrial Sites
    Pretoria West, 0117
    Tel: 012 386 3690

    They are close to the old ISCOR college / Consul glass - opposite Proklomasie Heuwel, basically just around the corner from you :)

    They manufacture all type of tanks, including fuel tanks and if Im not mistaken, they supply some Toyota as well but stand to be corrected. I buy all my tin plating chemicals from Sybrand and there main business is actually PE tanks and products....
     

  5. Lister

    Lister Previous Member

    Aluminum.
    Lister
     
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