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Unrivaled Durability and Versatility of Stainless Steel Totes

Stainless steel intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) are the most durable and versatile tote tanks available in the IBC market today.  IBCs made of stainless steel are constructed from 10-gauge, 304 stainless steel (the most durable and most widely used stainless steel alloy).  Stainless steel tote tanks can have a lifetime of more than 20 years, with the right care and maintenance.

The top five benefits of using stainless steel tote tanks are:

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  1. Corrosion resistance
  2. Chemical compatibility
  3. High fatigue strength
  4. Durability
  5. Low maintenance


Stainless steel IBCs are used for transport and storage of liquids such as chemicals, foods, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, & hazardous products due to their ability to be compatible with most products. Stainless steel tote tanks are less susceptible to rust and does not corrode with water.  Their 10-gauge stainless steel construction provide durability and low maintenance.SS IBCs fire resistance

Stainless steel IBCs provide overwhelmingly better protection for the storage and transport of various combustible chemicals when facing the immediate threat of fire.  As illustrated in our video, stainless steel totes with a venting device or fusible vent can withstand a roaring fire for much longer than totes made from other materials. 

Stainless steel IBCs have a sloped bottom that can be drained with less than 1% residual product. They can be easily cleaned to be reused. Yet another reason stainless steel tote tanks are used for applications that require frequent changes of product, saving you time and money.

Stainless steel tote tanks will last longer than any other form of liquid packaging. The durability of stainless steel provides years of repeated filling and usage. They are compatible with a large variety of products and are completely reusable. Click here to find out how you can benefit from a fleet of stainless steel totes today!

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