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Forbes receives their first major order for helix spiral wound HDPE tanks….

Following the successful commissioning of a new plant for the manufacture of large helix spiral wound thermoplastic tanks, Forbes have received their first major order for the supply of six off 80,000 litre nominal capacity tanks from world-leading electronics firm NXP Semiconductors for their Manchester production facility.

The six tanks will be used for the storage of filtered water used during the manufacture of a wide variety of semi-conductor solutions for products as diverse as mobile phones & tablet computers to car immobilisers and set top boxes.

The new tanks are manufactured using PE100 HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) material and are designed to meet the requirements of both BS EN 12573 & the more stringent German DVS 2205 standards. Each of the tanks, being 4M diameter and over 7M tall are fitted with full peripheral hand railing with built in kick plates, access ladders and walkways to connect the tanks.

Forbes new plant which is located at their Kelso tank production facility can produce thermoplastic tanks of up to 100’000 litres capacity using the latest automated equipment to produce high quality tanks at competitive prices.

Sales Contact: Des Dibley (01366 389650)

Press Contact: Melvyn Jupp (01366 389640)

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