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Advantages and Disadvantages of Portable Pillow Fuel Tanks

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Collapsible fuel bladder is manufactured based on Chinese Mil-Spec and made In China. We produce collapsible fuel tank in several standard capacities from 0.5 m3 up to 800 m3.RAINBOW quality control teams personally double checks every inch of each bladder using test procedures following Chinese Mil Specs standards before packing and shipment making sure it is 100% up to the quality our customers expect and deserve.


We can share some features of fuel bladder tank for you so that you can know more about it.

1.Light weight, assemble and disassemble handily.

2.Minimum packing size so transportation and storage easily.

3.No contamination for fuel, which may guarantee the quality of the fuel.

4.High strength of the coated fabric, the adhesion up to 80lb/in.

5.High strength of the seams because of the high frequency melt and sealed with the same polyurethane as the tank body, so the tanks have excellent ability against air leakage and its very safety for fuel storage, the tank can be 10% over filled of its rated capacity.

6.Suitable for normal use at ambient temperature ranging from -50℃ to +80℃.

7.Good aging resistance ability, which ensures long storage and service life.

8.Provided with cam-lock type fitting. Accessories include: hoses, valves, ground cloths, repair kits, many other items can be supplied as neededFuel Storage Containers For Sale


Like the other rigid plastic tanks, bladder type fuel tank is another new kind of plastic tank they are specially designed for temporary storage of fuel, oil, water, chemical, and other liquids. The standard type is made from highly tensile polyester. The framework material is terylene fabric coated with special polyurethane on both sides. Compared with other rigid plastic tanks, there have many advantages and disadvantages  of portable fuel tanks.

Advantages of portable fuel tanks

1. Portability

The primary advantage of portable fuel tanks is their ability to be easily transported from one location to another. This makes them ideal for remote or temporary fueling needs, such as construction sites, agricultural operations, or outdoor events.

2. Flexibility

Portable fuel tanks provide flexibility in terms of fuel storage capacity. They are available in various sizes and can be customized to meet specific requirements. This allows users to choose the right size tank for their needs without investing in a permanent or fixed fuel storage solution.

3. Emergency Preparedness

Having a portable fuel tank can be invaluable in emergencies where access to fuel may be limited. It allows for the quick deployment of fuel to areas affected by natural disasters or other emergencies, ensuring that essential equipment or vehicles can continue to operate.

4. Cost-Effectiveness

Portable fuel tanks are often more cost-effective compared to permanent fuel storage solutions. They require less initial investment and can be rented or leased when needed, reducing long-term ownership costs.


Disadvantages of bladder type fuel cell

1. Limited Storage Capacity

Above ground diesel fuel storage tanks typically have a smaller storage capacity compared to fixed or permanent fuel storage tanks. This means that they may need to be refueled more frequently, which can be inconvenient and time-consuming in some situations.

2. Regulatory Compliance

Depending on the jurisdiction and the type of fuel being stored, there may be specific regulations and safety standards that need to be followed when using portable fuel tanks. Failure to comply with these regulations can lead to fines or penalties.

3. Safety Risks

Transporting and storing fuel always carries inherent safety risks.Above ground diesel storage tank can pose risks such as leaks, spills, or explosions if not handled properly. It is crucial to follow proper safety precautions and guidelines to minimize these risks.

4. Maintenance and Durability

Being mobile and frequently moved, maybe above ground diesel tank subject to more wear and tear compared to stationary tanks. Regular maintenance and inspection are necessary to ensure their durability and reliability.

5. Limited Fuel Types

Certain diesel fuel oil storage tank may only be suitable for specific types of fuels. It is important to ensure compatibility between the tank and the fuel to prevent damage or contamination. Overall, while portable fuel tanks offer convenience and flexibility, they also present certain limitations and potential risks. Assessing the specific fueling needs, considering safety requirements, and complying with applicable regulations are essential factors to consider when utilizing portable fuel tanks.

RAINBOW fuel bladder containment is built to be a compact portable solution for fuel storage. Making them ideal compared to hard steel or plastic tanks when used in remote locations. Flexible Fuel Tanks are designed to provide storage of diesel,Avgas, gasoline, jet fuels, JP 8, MO Gas, and more. Our tanks are used in a variety of industries such as military, marine fuel bladders, exploration, mining, emergency response, disaster relief, and racing fuel cells. Additionally, our Flexible Fuel Bladder Tanks can be customized to meet just about any of your needs whether that’s bigger or smaller, extra or custom fittings we build each of our bladders with the customer in mind.

RAINBOW fuel containers and tanks are supplied to Chinese Army with large quantity each year.You can contact with us if you need or your customer is your army.


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