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What is the recommended way of plumbing the HDPE Cylindrical Cone bottom tanks w/Support Stands?

What most commonly is done with these tanks is a tank fitting installed in the bottom of the cone. This can be done by the end user or by the manufacturer for an additional charge. Off of the tank fitting, use a nipple and then a 90° elbow. The nipple length you choose will determine how far down the line will penetrate the stand wall. Then attached to the 90° elbow, a pipe or nipple the appropriate length to reach the outside of the stand wall is needed. Enough of your line or nipple will need to be sticking out of the tank stand for you to connect to it. Often used at this point is a shutoff valve, or you can continue your line to where it needs to go.
Please note that you will have to drill a hole in the stand for your piping to be run thru. Stands feature a wide leg specifically to run your line.
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Title: What is the recommended way of plumbing the HDPE Cylindrical Cone bottom tanks w/Support Stands?
Description: Running a line from a tank thru the leg of your plastic tank stand
Published: 4/17/2012
Last Edited: 1/3/2023
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