Tanks UK provides bespoke plastic product rotational moulding manufacturing and welded tooling design services.
Small established rotational moulding manufacturer operating since 2006 based in Taunton, Somerset and serving the whole of the United Kingdom.
Tanks UK design & produce moulded plastic products for various industries using food grade polyethylene plastics.
Available in various kinds of shapes, sizes and colours using bespoke welded tooling.
Offering a custom made-to-measure rotational moulding service from design right through to production and delivery.
Get in touch today to see how we can assist you with your plastic requirements.
Our client portfolio includes Tanks Direct, Lister Petter, Carpscope, BOP Box and our own TanksUK Conical Tank product range.
Our Own Products
Tanks UK offer custom mould design and in-house built tooling production for quality engineered parts.
We also run a steel fabrication shop, and are thus able to fabricate bespoke steel tanks and products to your personal requirement.
We service a range of customers within a variety of sectors that include:
Oil, Petrol, Diesel & Fuel Tanks
- Plastic Drums
- Plastic Containers
- Plastic Conical Tanks
- Plastic Ethanol Containers
- Plastic Biodiesel Production Tanks
- Plastic Biofuel Storage
- Jerry Cans
- HGV Fuel Tanks
- Custom Fuel Tanks
Agricultural & Livestock Feeders
- Plastic Water Troughs
- Plastic Gate/Ground Feeders
- Meal Bins
- Plastic Footbaths
- Dipping Tubs
- Plastic Wheelbarrows
- Plastic Grit Bins
- Bespoke Livestock Feeders
Hazardous Chemical Industry
- Plastic Mixing Tanks
- Chemistry Storage
- Hazardous Chemical Containers
- Chemical Storage Cabinets
- Plastic Flammable Liquid Storage
- Waste Containers
- Custom Plastic Chemical Tanks
Water Storage & Treatment Vats
- Plastic Water Filtration Tanks
- Plastic Waste Water Containers
- Plastic Liquid Storage
- Poly Water Storage Tanks
- Rainwater Bins
- Large Water Containers
- Water Holding Tanks
- Bespoke Water Tanks
Transportation & Shipping Tanks
- Plastic Water Transport Tanks
- Shipping Boxes
- Septic Cisterns
- Plastic Storage Tubs
- Plastic Carrying Cases
- Shipping Cases
- Small Plastic Shipping Containers
- Custom Shipping Boxes
Plastic Storage Containers
- Plastic Storage Bins
- Large Plastic Storage Boxes with Lids
- Plastic Storage Containers
- Plastic Storage Baskets
- Storage Cabinets
- Plastic Drawers
- Heavy Duty Storage
- Flower Pots
- Bespoke Storage Containers
About Rotational Moulding
Rotational moulding technology enables polymer product manufacturers, such as Tanks UK, to create light-weight, seamless, stress-free parts of virtually any size in the most complex shapes.
Rotationally moulded products represent a wide range of materials, performance characteristics, colours, surface textures and finishes. The products can be custom-designed to meet precise market requirements more economically than by conventional injection or blow moulding.
At Tanks UK, we specialise in manufacturing conical based biofuel tanks. Our competitive pricing is due to the fact that our tooling costs are relatively low when compared to other moulding processes. This is because rotational moulding is a low pressure process, meaning high strength mould tools are not needed.
Our Moulding Process
Our rotational moulding is a three-stage, no-pressure, plastic moulding process.
During the heating stage, the mould slowly rotates in two planes (bi-axial rotation). Heat transfer causes the plastic charge inside the mould to melt and uniformly coat the interior of the mould.
During the second stage, the mould moves to the cooling station where it is cooled by air and/or water spray.
In the final load/unload stage, the part is removed from the mould and a new charge of material is loaded into the mould.
Our 2 gas heated rotational ovens are able to house toolings up to 6m2, with average process time of just 30 mins.
We’re With You
Our Technical consultancy for rotational moulding service covers the material choice, thickness, stiffness, flexibility and longevity of the finished article and offer advice on how best to achieve the desired output.
Our Design consultancy for rotational moulding service covers the appropriateness, shape, size, functionality and application of the finished article.
Whether it’s an on-going production or a single run, our Finishing and Quality team review every single product that enters and leaves our facilities to ensure that they’re manufactured to the highest of standards.
Typically utilising our in-house Steel Fabrication Workshop, we then create the required custom manufactured tooling which will act as the mould during the rotational moulding process.
We then start the plastic rotational moulding process to form the typical body of the product. Which is then taken to finishing, where any specific features or accessories are then incorporated to produce a quality finished article.
Whether delivering to you or your customers directly, we strive to ensure that the product reaches you as expected.
Why Choose Us
We are adept at taking your idea and using our experience and innovative techniques to deliver a fantastic final product.
We work closely with our customers to ensure that their needs are put first, whilst always striving to meet and exceed their expectations.
We offer a high quality service from conception and design through production, customer service, quality assurance, and delivery.