Tasmanian Traditional Round Galvanised Rainwater Tanks

Orion Tanks Tasmania have a comprehensive range of galvanised rainwater tanks in a large variety of sizes. We have been making rainwater tanks over 10 years, and the quality of our tanks stand the test of time.

  • The traditional corrugated steel tank profile has been an Australian icon for many generations.
  • Durable Z600 grade Galvanised steel (maximum thickness protection) for long life in the most demanding circumstances.
  • Galvanised steel rainwater tanks are available in a large range of colours to suit any décor.
  • Manufacturing facilities and techniques allow the construction of rainwater tanks to your exact size specifications
  • We stock and supply a complete range of rainwater tank accessories and fittings.

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To download a copy of this content for print, you can download the 5300 Ltr Galvanised Rainwater Tank spec sheet.

5320L Capacity

  • Code
    GRT5300-B
  • Height
    2400mm
  • Diameter
    1680mm

HOW TO PREPARE A BASE FOR STEEL TANKS

Orion Australia Warranty Terms and Conditions require the preparation of a good quality base pad for steel rainwater tanks.

Unlike moulded tanks, steel tanks are manufactured from several pieces of formed steel, which are sealed from the inside once the tank is constructed.

An inadequate or poorly constructed base may allow the tank to deform when the tank is filled, resulting in perforation of the internal seal and consequent leaking.

Galvanised Tank Base

Our recommended base construction procedure:

1. Construct retaining edge from (minimum size) 90x19mm treated pine or similar. Ensure overall size of base pad (LxW) is 200mm greater than the tank diameter.

2. Position retaining edge, ensuring that it is level in both directions. If necessary, fasten the retaining edge to steel star posts to prevent movement and ensure that it remains level in both directions.

3. Fill the base area with crushed rock. 7mm ‘blue metal’ screenings are ideal, as they allow ground water to drain freely beneath the tank which minimizes opportunity for rust.

4. Compact fill and screed level with retainer edge. Ensure minimum thickness of fill is 75mm.

5. Orion Australia does not take responsibility for tank failure due to an inadequate or poorly constructed base.

Contact the Customer Support Team at Orion Australia for further details and more clues for rainwater conservation.

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