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PIONEER WATER TANKS ROOF SYSTEM

Pioneer’s innovative truss foot connection system allows a flush, strong bolted connection with the tank wall. The result is a direct load transfer from the roof structure to the tank wall, and then to the ground.

 

The roof structure utilizes the strength of square hollow sectors, fully welded and post-galvanized to build a strong, robust structure that performs in harsh conditions.

EXCLUSIVE PIONEER WATER TANKS HEAVY-DUTY ROOF SYSTEM

 

 

Pioneer Water Tanks have invested extensive development of the roof structure that is not only easy to install but stronger and adaptable for most applications. The dome roof structures are carefully engineered to achieve load paths of uniform capacity to maximize cost efficiencies. Pioneer Water Tanks maintain a low-profile with the dome structure while preventing water accumulation on the roof.

The Pioneer Water Tanks roof system is comprised of SHS, square hollow sections, tube members fabricated into welded roof trusses with swivel truss feet to enable a secure alignment with the tank wall. The SHS trusses are high strength, high ductility and are engineered to provide direct load paths for all loads that are incident to the roof into the tank wall.

Pioneer Water Tanks swivel roof connection domed roof

Swivel Foot Connectors

 

The exclusive heavy-duty Pioneer Water Tank roof connects to the tank body through a unique swivel foot roof connector and high-tensile bolts. The connections offer safe and reliable load resistance. The tie-down connection system of the roof means not worrying about the performance of your tank roof, in even the most extreme of conditions.

HEAVY DUTY AND CYCLONIC ROOF OPTIONS

 

The heavy-duty roof options are designed in accordance with the relevant clauses of AS1170.0, AS1170.1, and AS1170.2 to withstand minimum regional winds of up to 141 feet per second. Embodying the features of the industry standard roof design, the heavy-duty roof option is capable of handling heavier loads arising from larger platforms and handrails.

 

The heavy-duty roof has been structurally designed to enable mounting of ancillary features such as a vent hatch on one side of the roof diametrically opposite the access hatch.

The cyclonic roof designs are for 213 feet per second, and or 269 feet. Engineering packages depend on the tank project, local authority requirements and tank application.

 

The cyclonic roof options embody the features of the heavy-duty roof design with roof trusses of greater depth and closer spacing to withstand the higher wind velocities expected in cyclonic areas.

PROTECT YOUR WATER SUPPLY

 

Our clients choose the Pioneer Water Tank for a lifetime of clean water. From the standard inclusions to the Platinum upgrades, the complete manufacturing process only includes the best, innovative materials and procedures. Protect your water from within the Aqualiner Fresh® liner, encased inside of the Zincalume® Steel tank body with V-Lock structural construction.

 

 

Complete Project Management, Our Accredited Installations Deliver On-Site

 

Pioneer Water Tanks are delivered and built directly at the project site without the use of cranes, which reduces the overall project cost and allows for the most flexibility in adapting to the site’s installation requirements.

 

NSF 61 Certified for Potable Water

 

Pioneer Water Tanks are third party NSF 61 certified for drinking water storage.

AQUALINER Fresh®

 

The first tank liner to embed Santized® Silver Antimicrobial technology within it’s five-layers.

Optional Accessories

 

Expand the functionality of your tank with our wide range of accessories including firefighting adapters and more.

ONLY PIONEER HAS 30-YEARS OF PROVIDING…

 

1. The Aqualiner Fresh®, the only antimicrobial tank liner in the world.

 

2. The 8-80 V-Lock construction system for strength and durability.

 

3. Includes our industry leading 20-Year warranty on the tank and liner.

 

4. The heavy duty roof truss system, manufactured for extreme conditions.

 

5. Our standard line of accessories, platinum and commercial lines to expand the functionality of your tank.

There are many things to consider when purchasing a water tank. The quality of the materials and the way the tank is constructed ensures the maximum longevity of your water tank. A Pioneer Water Tank features top grade fittings and fixtures to ensure your tank will stand the test of time. Take a moment to discover the difference:

 

STANDARD INCLUSIONS

AQUALINER FRESH®

 

The first antimicrobial tank liner in the world, our state-of the art five-layer Aqualiner Fresh® keeps your water fresher for longer with embedded Sanitized® Silver technology. With a life expectancy of 65 years, the Aqualiner Fresh® is designed to fit the Pioneer Water Tank to prevent contamination.

HIGH TENSILE BOLTS

 

Specifically engineered for strength and durability, our bolts are galvanized high tensile 8.8 grade. Not only are they hardened and super strong, they are the most resistant bolt on the market to shear under pressure.

HEAVY DUTY TRUSSES

 

Our exclusively engineered trusses are hot dipped galvanized steel equipped with a swivel foot. As a result, it provides optimal movement in your tank in extreme conditions. As your tank adapts to external conditions, you can rest easy your tank won’t fail when you need it most.

8-80 V-LOCK

 

Pioneer Water Tanks’ exclusive 8-80 V-LOCK is specifically engineered to maximize the strength of corrugated steel without damaging or stretching your liner when moulded to the tank wall. In fact, independent testing proves that our 8-80 V-LOCK provides the ultimate shock absorption to prevent movement or sinking.

GEOTEXTILE UNDERLAY

 

Our geotextile underlay is the ideal way to protect your Aqualiner Fresh® from being compromised by sharp objects that may be caught inside your water tank.

6-INCH DIAMETER OVERFLOW

 

Pioneer Water Tanks provides a 6” diameter overflow downpipe, the largest overflow system on the market. The overflow size moves excess water away from the tank quickly to effectively reduce pressure on your tank and avoid costly damage to your tank components.

DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCE IN PIONEER WATER TANKS

Tank Code US Gallons Diameter Height
XLE 08 9,907 15′ 5″ 7′ 2″
XLE 13 16,392 19′ 9″ 7′ 2″
XLE 15 20,243 22′ 0″ 7′ 2″
XLE 23 29,093 26′ 4″ 7′ 2″
XLE 30 39,626 30′ 9″ 7′ 2″
XLE 40 51,785 35′ 2″ 7′ 2″
XLE 50 65,567 39′ 6″ 7′ 2″
XLE 50/3 97,148 39′ 6″ 10′ 7″

See the Technical Specifications of the Tank Models

ADD FUNCTIONALITY TO YOUR PIONEER WATER TANK

 

At Pioneer Water Tanks, we understand the many different ways that clients use their water tank. We also know how important it is that your water tank has been designed and built to suit the harsh environments.

For this reason, we provide a range of additional accessories to optimize the functionality and longevity of your tank.

 

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

FIRE HOSE FITTINGS

 

Be ready for fire emergencies with our fast, convenient firefighting valve options. Outfit your tank with anti-vortex fittings and firefighting adapters for quick access during a fire emergency. Learn More about Pioneer Fire Protection

LADDER OPTIONS

 

Pioneer Water Tanks ladders, cages and platforms are specifically designed to suite a range of access requirements including LEED, TCEQ, and FDEP.

BRASS OUTLET AND VALVE

 

We recommend switching to a brass outlet and valve if using the Pioneer Water Tank for fire protection. This eliminates any plastic fittings from the exterior walls of the tank.

FASCIA STRIP

 

Clients that are concerned about the potential for sharp roof edges or want to achieve a sleeker, more modern look to their tank can purchase a custom designed fascia strip. Our fascia strip covers come in a range of sizes, colors and designs.

WATER LEVEL INDICATORS

 

See the amount of water that you have in store at a glance with a water level indicator attached to the exterior of your tank. Choose between the traditional float and pulley system or a wireless system in a range of colors.

TIME SAVING INSTALLATIONS ON PROJECT SITE

 

Our North American wide dealer and installer network provide comprehensive project management and coordination of all aspects of your project. Pioneer Water Tanks are backed with detailed engineering drawings that can be provided per project, including plans for the cement ring beam or sand pad.

 

The expereinced, efficient and professional installation teams are trained in safe methods of work within the strictest of client site requirements.

Our procedures provide for an ease of installation, less time on site, minimal infrastructure and construction personnel.

Sales documentation, contract administration, and product specifications enable your water storage project to proceed with confidence. Pioneer Water Tanks can provide the documentation to cover local requirements including site plans, installation guides, and wet-stamped engineering packages.

 

See the technical specifications per model of Pioneer Water Tank.

 

Some larger capacity and or taller wall height Pioneer Water Tank installations may require the proprietary jacking system.

 

Prior to starting construction with the proprietary jacking system, the following important points must be given consideration.

 


• Everyone who is involved in the building of the tank must be given through instructions on their responsibilities regarding the construction and safe working practices.


• The ring beam must be constructed to Pioneer Water Tanks specifications and has it been allowed to cure fully before starting construction.


• Tanks should never be built in very windy conditions, as this will increase the potential for personal injury and damage to components and equipment. 


• If you are stopping work because of strong winds make sure that all loose items are secured.


• The jack base plates must be fully supported on the ring beam and not overhang the edge of the concrete.


• Check that the mechanical anchors are installed as per the instructions supplied and have been fully tightened before operating the jacking system.


• Only the specified grade (8.8) bolts are to be used to connect the lifting brackets to the tank wall.


• Tanks should never be left supported on jacks at the end of a shift. Tanks must be lowered down onto the ring beam, although it is advisable to keep some tension on the winch cables to give added stability to the tank wall.

Safety is one of the cornerstones of how we do business at Pioneer Water Tanks.

 

At Pioneer Water Tanks, we believe our tanks can be manufactured and installed without causing harm to any of our employees, distributors or customers.

 

To achieve this, Pioneer Water Tanks has invested in safety equipment, is continuing to develop safety protocols and has an ongoing commitment to training to ensure a safer work environment for our staff and distributors.

 

Health and Safety:

We aspire to zero harm to our people. Our fundamental belief is that all injuries can be prevented. This responsibility starts with each one of us.

 

Environment:

We care for the environment. We are committed to the efficient use of resources, reducing and preventing pollution, and product stewardship. We also support rainwater harvesting as a sustainable solution to the ongoing water crisis.

 

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