Because of material characteristics enamel is used in different sectors. The excellent protection of the glass lined steel against corrosion, impact resistance, hygienic surface, temperature resistance and resistance to aggressive media at a long lifetime are good reasons for the use of enamel. Quick and easy assembly, long lifetime and low maintenance make glass lined tanks very user friendly. They are very strong and suitable for complex applications also such as digesters, aeration and clarifier tanks, slurry and bio-gas tanks, tanks for oil products, silos and for the storage of potable-, process- and waste water and so on.
Nowadays it is important to handle the water resources with care. The use of rain water is one way of environmental protection. The cleaning of waste water and the recycling afterwards are major tasks in the next years. Glass lined steel tanks are an important part of that because of the combination of enamel corrosion resistance in addition to steel flexibility. This guarantees a long and durable corrosion protection. Low maintenance costs lead to cheap solutions.
Bio-gas plants are an efficient type of environmental technology for farmers, municipalities and food producing companies. Most people know that our energy resources are limited. For a couple of years we have been trying to find and use new energy sources. There was a huge progress in the sectors of solar and wind energy.
Another power source is not used as much as possible, the recycling of organic waste in bio-gas plants. This organic waste could come from animal husbandry (slurry and manure), from food production (fruit and vegetable leftovers, brewery waste, dairy farm waste), from restaurants and kitchens (leftovers) and from municipalities just to mention some possibilities. The excellent characteristics of glass lined tanks are also very suitable for the storage of slurry or sewage sludge.