Liquid Storage Solutions In The Heart Of Africa

Providing Liquid Storage and transportation Solutions

Flexitank Systems has successfully been creating flexible liquid logistics solutions since 2003 in the form of bladder tanks, sectional panel tanks and corrugated reservoirs for water and chemical storage.

We are based in Gauteng South Africa, the gateway to Africa. We are using the very latest internationally recognized technologies and materials to manufacture a variety of durable and high quality PVC and Polyurethane Bladder tanks as well as LLDPE disposable units. Flexitank systems also specialises in pressed steel tanks and reservoirs

Our Flexible Liquid solutions are for; portable water, food-grade, non-hazardous chemicals, specialty oils, fuels and other liquids.

Our main product lines are Bladder tanks, Pressed steel tanks, Reservoirs, ISO Container tanks and Transportable tanks. Due to the wide demand for custom and tailor made solutions, combined with our flexible approach to innovation and development, we can manufacture to specific customer needs. We have a team of competent and experienced engineers, ready to assist you instantaneously, with the very best technology, manufacturing and commercial solutions.

What we do best

For the South African market, we have highly skilled installation teams, consisting of trained installer engineers, coded welders, and planners, that ensure the quality and meet the expectations of the client specifications. We have successfully done these installations for the last 5 years and are experienced with the African conditions and challenges.

Coded Welders

Trained Installers

Qualified Engineers

Liquid Storage Solutions We Specialise In

Keeping your budget in mind we can provide you with a host of liquid storage solutions from water bladder tanks to pressed steel tanks and corrugated zinc dams. Flexitank systems supply and install all of the following products and more… 

Contact us today for any requirments that you might have, remember we do custom manufacturing as well.

Proud Clients

Happy customers

Water Bladder Tanks

Our Water Bladder Tanks are manufactured with the highest safety standards using the latest technology, proven over the last 20 years. Water Bladder Tanks are used in Agriculture, Manufacturing, UN Aid, domestic and Rapid deployment.  The application for the water bladder tanks dictates the use with or without a berm liner for secondary containment. A water bladder tank operates in a vacuum, therefore what you put into a water bladder tank is also exactly what you get out of a water bladder tank. Zero dust, air or light exposure to your product.

Fuel Bladder Tanks

Fuel bladder tanks are made in a full military specification also known as Pillow tanks. Fuel bladder tanks are collapsible, flexible storage bladders (also known as tanks) that provide temporary or long term storage for industrial liquids. Our High end fuel bladder tanks are made of elastomer coated fabrics manufactured by homogeneous vulcanization in one operation. Fuel bladder tanks can come equipped with all the necessary components for transportation, for example water transportation or fuel transportation on vehicles.

Advantages of A Bladder Tank

The heavy duty bladder tanks also known as flexible tanks or pillow tanks offer many advantages over rigid storage systems including costing far less.

The collapsible water bladder tanks are suitable for potable (drinking water) and non potable water storage.

  • The water bladder  tanks won’t rust or oxidize as they are plastic.
  • The bladder tanks have steel inlets and connections in contrast to plastic like the cheaper, lower grade, less durable PVC flexible bladder tanks on the market.
  • The durable pillow tank or bladder tank is perfect for any water storage requirement whether permanent or temporary due to it’s quick and easy installation.
  • The only requirement is a flat surface which makes them easy to take down and move to a new location.
  • Bladder tanks make for easy transportation of chemicals, fuels and water.
  • The bladder tanks are available from 1,000 litres up to 500,000 litres of liquid storage to suit your requirements.

Corrugated Zinc Dams

Corrugated zinc dams also known as Corrugated reservoirs offer medium to long term water storage solutions. The corrugated reservoir is constructed using galvanized corrugated sheets.  The corrugated reservoir offer a medium weight to structure ratio when compared to other reservoirs.  PVC liners are available in 600, 750 and 1000 micron depending on application.  Corrugated Reservoirs are commonly used in agriculture and mining as they offer a strong and simple solution to liquid storage.

Pressed Steel Tanks

Pressed steel tanks also known as panel tanks are constructed with hydraulically pressed flanged panels, conform to BS 1564: 1975 and SS22: 1979. Our Panel tanks / Pressed steel tanks are manufactured and installed as per our clients requirements while still conforming to the standards listed above.  Pressed steel tanks offer heavy duty long term liquid storage solutions. These panel steel tanks can be assembled at ground level or they can be elevated on structural steel towers.  Panel tanks that are raised above the ground have the tank stand as an integral part of the design.  

Aluzinc Tanks

FTS Tanks have setup a manufacturing facility to provide affordable and ontime water storage solutions, in partnership with one of the top Zincalume tank manufactures in South Africa with engineered designed standard designs.
Our Tank range are available in 3 types of tanks:
Ncnane—a small volume tank with storage capacity from 15, 000 up to 250,000 liter
Kulula—an easy designed tank with a capacity from 29,000 up to 250,000 liter without a roof cover.
Makulu—with a large volume of water storage up to 3.3 Ml
Our range has been successfully tried and trusted by mines, municipalities, industrial, fire protection and rural development.
Quality is guaranteed throughout FTS Tanks manufacturing facility as well as during installation

Bio- and Methane Gas storage.

There are various membranes which may be used, ranging from simple stand-alone bladder tanks, to more sophisticated constructions, PVC ground sheets with dome  on a concrete slab or part of a fixed silo. FTS- Flexitank Systems manufactures to any engineer specified drawing. This membrane moves up or downward depending on the filling level. In the case of a dome structure the gas holder with base plate and bottom membrane seals the storage space to the concrete foundation. With the help of the anchoring ring, the membranes are attached to the foundation. Particular emphasis is on the dimensioning of the membranes. Each holder will be calculated individually in consideration of the loads (internal pressure, wind and snow loads). As a result, membranes with high tensile strength are selected. The PVC-coated membranes are flame retardant according to DIN 4102 B1, fungicide, and equipped with an increased UV protection. 

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