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Offline cjm

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Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« on: July 24, 2012, 03:02:18 AM »
I live near Raleigh, NC.  I have looked, called, begged, pleaded, and tried to bribe anyone and everyone around here connected with tanks or RVs trying to get some fittings spin-welded onto my new tanks.  I can't find anyone to do it.  Can anyone help me?  TIA, John

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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2012, 03:12:14 AM »
A vendor who sells tanks can't install fittings into tanks????

Get on the google and try this:  plastic tanks raleigh NC

You are after an industrial supplier, not the @#$&^#* recreational vehicle related amateurs.

You want a full line tank vendor, chemical/industrial/agricultural are some more key words to try in google.

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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 12:45:37 AM »
The fitting are not hard to find, a plastic fab shop equipped to spin weld is a different story I found out as most don't have equipment to spin a fitting at 20,000 + rpm

I can do a 1/2 inch fitting with a router after that it is a no go for me


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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 01:17:12 AM »
Put in poly tanks Raleigh N.C.   in search. several listings.  I found one here in Ind 5 miles from my house I did not know about. custom made tanks less than shipping cost would have been over internet.   Bob
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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012, 01:33:01 AM »
http://www.epcmfg.com/silercity.html

Just from a quick search, I know nothing about them.

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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2012, 07:49:46 PM »
Thanks to all.  I had already tried calling the plastic fabricators and tank people in Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, and Winston Salem.  The tank people all used compression fittings.  One had the spin-weld fittings AND the tools to install them but no one who knew how to do it!  I will try the Siler City company.  Thanks again, John

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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2012, 08:45:34 PM »
We didn't have our spun on. A tank manufacturer in our area (1.5 hours away) did it for us. He took the fittings, drilled the right size hole, then welded it. Worked very well for us....

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Re: Where to get tank fittings spin-welded
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2012, 08:55:30 PM »
(snip) 1  I will try the Siler City company.  Thanks again, John 
   

     Please let the other NC-olinians know about your experience with them.  Thx,  BH
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