Strapping Tanks Down In Van

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  1. garry

    garry Member
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    got a few vans with 450 and 650 tanks which are safely strapped and bolted down. however im either buying a 125 or 250 tank to put in a small van for a part time worker as he will be doing a few hours a day to tie in with a courier part time job. can any1 tell me is it safe to not strap a small tank down if so what is minimum size tank which is ok to not have strapped and bolted down? and would water pressure/flow be better from an upright tank or flat tank? or will it be the same and the pump what does the work?
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    If like you say you've got a few vans, then surely you know the answer?
     
  3. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    Im buying a 125 or 250 tank to put in a small van for a part time me worker as he will be doing a few hours a day to tie in with a my courier part time job. can any1 tell me is it safe to not strap a small tank down if so what is minimum size tank which is ok to not have strapped and bolted down? and would water pressure/flow be better from an upright tank or flat tank? or will it be the same and the pump what does the work?
     
  4. garry

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    i know its needed for the bigger tanks as they carry more weight but dont have any little tanks so i dont know the answer if smaller 125 tanks need bolting down, hence the reason im asking.
     
  5. bluemonkey

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    they all need bolting or strapping down
     
  6. Smurf

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    Even a small 125 ltr tank weighs around 20 stone when full so I'm sure you can figure that one out.
     
  7. john39

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    good heavy duty rachet straps will do
     
  8. Gmeister

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    Better to be bolted down in a cage is better what happens if you crash or put ur brakes on hard lock racthet straps may not be a good idea and not ideal...use these for short term?
     
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  10. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    I spent 150 odds on a frame months ago and still not go it bolted in lol
     
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