Glass-Fused-to-Steel (GFS), also known as Glass-Lined-Steel (GLS), is the ultimate tank and silo solution utilising a proven product with significant benefits to customers, consultants and contractors over other types of tank and silo construction.
Glass-Fused-to-Steel gives significant benefits over other tank and silo systems.
This solution utilises the Glass-Fused-to-Steel finish on both interior and exterior surfaces to give long term protection and the following benefits:
Glass-fused-to-steel technology has become the premium in water storage tanks. Aquastore owners choose glass lined tanks over other tank designs for several reasons:
-Never EVER needs painting
-Aquastore tanks are manufactured using Vitrium coating technology enhanced with Ti02
-Edgecoat II technology, the ONLY process in the world that provides optimum glass encapsulation on all (4) four sides of the sheet
-Aquastore glass lined steel tanks offer greater lifetime value compared to other tank designs
-Fastest construction time – Easy assembly without cranes or special equipment
-Expandable to accommodate future requirements
-Specific tank designs, options and accessories to meet customer needs
-Lowest life cycle cost of all other available tank designs
Engineered For Performance
Aquastore tank designs incorporate recognized standards assuring high quality and long-lasting municipal and industrial service water storage tanks. Materials are carefully selected and inspected for conformance to rigid specifications. These design and material standards are proven in thousands of tanks all over the world. CST manufactures tanks in an ISO 9001:2015 certified facility.
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Cathodic protection system consists of sacrificial anodes that mitigate corrosion and provide protection to internal submerged surfaces of the tank. The cathodic protection system is incorporated into the tanks warranty. The system is simple, reliable and requires only minimum inspection and maintenance.
CST (formerly A.O. Smith) began manufacturing glass-fused-to-steel tanks & Silos for the agricultural market under the name Harvestore®. In the 1970s, Aquastore tanks were developed for use in municipal and industrial water and wastewater applications. The use of the glass tanks has since expanded to include numerous industrial liquid applications and digesters. Now more than 100,000 glass tanks have been installed in over 70 countries around the world.