Four Reasons to Get a Stainless Steel Storage Tank

Stainless Steel TanksStorage tanks are used in a variety of industries to store everything from water or crop products to hazardous materials. Installing new or replacement tanks involves a number of decisions about size, location, design and materials. Stainless steel is a common option for storage tanks, and with good reason. Here are four great reasons to make your next storage tank from stainless steel.


An increasing number of companies are considering the ecological impact of infrastructure and operations. Eco-friendly business practices are not only good for the environment, but they are also good for the bottom line since many consumers prefer to support companies that are considered to be environmentally responsible.

Stainless steel tanks are an eco-friendly storage option. Stainless steel is completely recyclable once a tank is taken out of service, and more than half of new stainless steel being used today is made from previously recycled material.


Welded stainless steel tanks are incredibly durable, as well. Stainless steel offers resistance to corrosion, rust, fire and UV light, which means that these tanks last considerably longer than welded steel or concrete. A welded stainless steel tank is also a leak-free storage solution, meaning you can trust that what you store inside will stay inside.


Your business needs are unique to your business. With that in mind, why would you go with anything but a custom solution for your storage needs? There is no need to make do with a pre-sized storage tank when a high-quality stainless steel tank can be customized to meet your exact needs by R.G. Smith Company. We can manufacture a stainless steel tank that meets your business’ specific height and width needs, ensuring that you get a storage solution that is best for your business.


The total cost of ownership for a stainless steel tank is lower than the cost of ownership for a bolted steel or concrete tank. The reason for this is stainless steel‘s longer lifespan. Compared to conventional options, the tanks are designed to last for more years of use and, with a lessened need for ongoing maintenance, as well, these tanks end up costing less for the lifespan of the tank than traditional options.

R.G. Smith Company can design and install stainless steel storage tanks and tackle other industrial sheet metal fabrication work for your business. To learn more about our full range of capabilities or to receive a quote for your project, call our Canton office today at 330-456-3415 or reach us in Mansfield at 419-524-4778.

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