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Tanks UK | Bespoke Plastic Rotational Moulding Services

Tanks UK provides bespoke plastic rotational moulding services including in-house welded steel tooling design and plastic product manufacturing specialising in conical tanks.

Tanks UK is a small established plastic rotational moulding manufacturer operating since 2006 based in Taunton, Somerset and serving both the whole of the United Kingdom and internationally.

We 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 Clients

Our client portfolio includes Tanks Direct, Lister Petter, Carpscope, BOP Box and our own TanksUK Conical Tank product range.

Our Industrial Conical Container Was Featured On BBC’s Bang Goes The Theory

Check out the post on our blog about the episode where one of our industrial conical containers was used in a science experiment on BBC’s bang goes the theory.

BBC Bang goes the theory

Tanks UK Industrial Plastic Containers

Here at Tanks UK we sell our industrial plastic containers that work well in a variety of applications, whether that’s in science experiments or liquid storage for food-grade requirements and more.

View our plastic conical tank product line that we manufacture in house from start to finish here:

View the Tanks UK product range

Custom Plastic Rotational Moulding Services

Tanks UK offer custom plastic rotational moulding services to include 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
  • Drinkers
  • Plastic Gate/Ground Feeders
  • Meal Bins
  • Plastic Footbaths
  • Dipping Tubs
  • Plastic Wheelbarrows
  • Buckets
  • 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

What Is Plastic Rotational Moulding

Plastic 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.

Plastic 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 rotationally moulded diesel and biofuel tank containers that we have a pre-built set of tooling for.

We make all of our plastic moulding tooling in-house and as a small team are able to keep our prices competitive.

Plastic rotational moulding is a low pressure process, meaning high strength mould tools are not needed.

Our Moulding Process

Our plastic 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

1. Consultation

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.

2. Design

Our Design consultancy for rotational moulding service covers the appropriateness, shape, size, functionality and application of the finished article.

3. Testing

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.

4. Tooling

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.

5. Manufacturing

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.

6. Delivery

Whether delivering to you or your customers directly, we strive to ensure that the product reaches you as expected.

Why Choose Us

Innovative Spirit

We are adept at taking your idea and using our experience and innovative techniques to deliver a fantastic final product.

Customer Focused

We work closely with our customers to ensure that their needs are put first, whilst always striving to meet and exceed their expectations.

High Quality

We offer a high quality service from conception and design through production, customer service, quality assurance, and delivery.

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