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Corrugated Steel Coated Tanks

Key Design Features

Accessories for steel panel tanks
  • Designed to the highest South African standards
  • Certified and approved by professional engineer
  • Cost-effective, high quality panel-type reservoir
  • Stronger than galvanized tanks that will last longer
  • Modular system that bolts together
  • Optional zincalume light weight roof
  • Design life of over 50 years
  • Flat pack and easy transportable
  • Minimum maintenance required
  • Firmness of shape and mechanical strength

Design Specifications

Design Code Standard
AWWA D103-97: (American Water Works Association) Standard for Factory Coated Bolted Steel Tanks for Water Storage.
SANS 10160-3: Basis of Structural Design and Actions for Buildings and Industrial Structures – Part 3 : Wind Actions.
SANS 282:2004: Edition 5.1 – Bending dimensions and scheduling of steel reinforcement for concrete.
AS/NZS 4020:2005: Potable PVC Liner: Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water.

Aquadam supplies a wide range of Corrugated Steel Coated Tanks (Optional Colours) under the Smart Tank brand, for affordable & flexible use in many applications. The special characteristics of the Smart Tank steel tank are quality, firmness of shape & mechanical strength.
The Smart Tank has been branded under two categories; the Smart Tank Extreme which is your option for a completely customised water storage tank, and the Smart Tank Express which is standard sizes obtainable only from your nearest distributor or cooperative.

Steel tank water storage solution

Factory & Manufacturing

All installation materials are locally sourced and converted in our factory into a product that is aesthetically pleasing to the eye, yet offers unsurpassed quality and performance for the end user. Aquadam holds stock of the Smart Tank up to 12 metres in diameter enabling us to deliver even faster, streamline the process and improve on your expectations.

Why Choose Smart Tank?

The Smart Tank is a complete custom-built water storage tank according to your specifications. Adapt the tank shell, roof sheets, colour and resistance to wind speeds against extreme weather conditions and ship it to anywhere in the world.

Using the latest geomembrane technology, we make sure that the liquid stored inside is not contaminated: the tank is lined with a certified potable liner suitable for human and animal consumption.

Multiple Applications

The Smart Tank is suitable for a wide range of applications. In the agricultural sector they are ideal for irrigation, stock and poultry use. They are widely used in the Industrial and Mining sector, for rural and domestic water storage, grain storage, waste water treatment plants, township development and for storing potable water in security estates. They can be used for certain chemical storage applications depending on the liner type and the chemical being stored. What's more, their exceptional fireproofing qualities make The Smart Tank Extreme is ideal for firewater storage tanks.

Exceptional Quality

Corrugated steel coated panel-type reservoir and tanks

The Smart Tank design is in accordance to a recognized code of practice, this enables Aquadam to design various tanks for numerous projects according specific design codes and standards.

The Smart Tank is designed to stand up to aggressive wind loads in specific regions where hurricanes, high winds and thunderstorms occur regular. The tank shell can be adapted to your specific needs, we can adapt the wall sheet thickness, roof sheeting and truss design for an even more durable structure when nature comes thundering down.

The steel panels of the tank are coated with a zinc layer on both sides. The corrugated steel sheet is continuously hot dipped in a formulation of Aluminum (55%) Zinc (43.5%) and Silicon (1.5%). The aluminum components of the coating provide a tough physical barrier between the extreme atmospheric conditions and the inner core steel. Zinc has inherent sacrificial properties and corrodes first before the mild steel corrodes.

A lightweight zincalume roof designed to withstand wind speeds of up to 100km an hour can cover tanks. Roofs are fitted with a hatch, internal and external ladder for easy access inside the tank. Tank can also be sealed with felt seal to avoid insects, dust contamination.

All commercial an industrial water storage tanks require the construction of a concrete ring beam footing. It is imperative for the client to ensure thet a the foundation and civil works for the site are adequate. Ringbeam design is dependent on the tank size and location.


  • Thanks to its corrugated shell and the zincalume coating, the Smart Tank is very durable for inland and coastal conditions.
  • Using the latest geomembrane technology, we make sure that the liquid stored inside is not contaminated: the tank is lined with a certified potable liner suitable for human and animal consumption.
  • Having a modular design, The Smart Tank can be shipped anywhere in the world and erected on-site very easily.
  • The Smart Tank can be produced in optional polymer coated colors that can blend into the environment.
  • The Smart Tank is designed to withstand wind speeds, thunderstorms and earthquakes.

Easy Installation

The high quality panel-type reservoir is a modular steel tanks storage solution that bolts together for easy installation. A certified potable liner with woven base fabric polyester yearn ensures safe water storage for drinking.

With capacities ranging from 16m3 to 3 100m3, these steel coated panel tanks are available in a multitude of design specifications depending on the client's requirements, ranging from 3,0m x 2,34m high to 22,28m x 8,18m high.

Our Zincalume coated tanks is very competitively priced an due to the modular nature can be installed extremely quickly by a certified installer, even in difficult or remote sites anywhere in Africa and the World.


Volume in m3 / KL Freeboard = 50mm
Tank Model Tank Diameter Number of Rings / Wall Height
R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
1.51 2.29 3.05 3.81 4.57 5.33 6.1
ST4 2.99 9 14 19 25 30 35 41
ST5 3.74 13 22 30 39 47 55 64
ST6 4.49 19 32 44 56 68 80 92
ST7 5.24 26 43 59 76 92 108 125
ST8 5.98 34 56 77 99 120 141 163
ST9 6.73 43 71 98 125 152 179 206
ST10 7.48 54 87 121 154 188 221 255
ST11 8.23 65 106 146 187 227 268 309
ST12 8.98 77 126 174 222 270 319 367
ST13 9.72 91 148 204 260 317 373 430
ST14 10.47 105 171 237 302 368 433 499
ST15 11.22 121 197 272 347 422 497 573
ST16 11.97 137 224 309 395 481 566 653
ST17 12.72 155 253 349 446 543 639 737
ST18 13.46 174 283 391 499 608 716 825
ST19 14.21 193 316 436 557 677 798 920
ST20 14.96 214 350 483 617 751 884 1,019
ST21 15.71 236 386 533 680 828 975 1,124
ST22 16.46 260 423 585 747 909 1,070 1,234
ST23 17.20 283 462 639 816 992 1,169 1,348
ST24 17.95 309 504 695 888 1,081 1,273 1,468

Note: Allowance must be made for freeboard and pipe positioning to establish usable tank volume.
The table provides tank for commercial and industrial use.
Ringbeam required under special conditions.
* Available subject to site conditions. Contact Aquadam for more information.