Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Composites for Commercial, Industrial and Wastewater Applications
2220 36th Street North             Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Phone: 715-421-3770
FAX: 715-421-3771
e-mail: Kent Huchthausen




ASTM FORMULA FOR CALCULATING THE
FILAMENT WOUND TANK SIDE WALL THICKNESS
Thickness in inches at dimension E
    D       =  
Diameter in inches
    H       =  
Head height in inches
(Based on dimension E)
  SG       =  
Specific Gravity of liquid
(pounds/cubic foot)
1500 PSI (1/10 the value of the
allowable hoop tensile strength)


This ASTM formula includes a 10:1 safety factor.

Please note that a correctly designed tank does not include the corrosion
barrier thickness in the calculation of the wall thickness.

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