Author: Andrew Hotchkies

Just as many competitive products have a wide range in quality levels, flexible PVC liners are no different.  The critical component used in producing flexible vinyls are specialized chemicals called plasticizers.  There are countless varieties of plasticizers that can make vinyl flexible but very few offer the attributes needed for the vinyl used in the drop-in liner industry.  It is safe to assume that the plasticizers used in producing garden hoses, blood bags, food packaging, car interiors, and children’s toys offer different characteristics then the plasticizers in our liner materials and they need to be selected accordingly.

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Witt Lining Systems has received notice from the United States Trademark Office that Certificates of Registration will be offered for SPECTRA BLUE and EXCELINE for the company with regards to the use of these names to identify specific formulations of PVC as used in the industrial corrosion resistant lining industry.

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Unfortunately accidents happen.  Accidents can happen to flexible PVC tank liners as well.  Sometimes an operator can drop something sharp on a liner, or a liner can be unfolded when still cold, or something heavy with a sharp edge can be dragged across a floor liner, or a heater could burn a hole in a liner.  No matter what the cause of the damage, one of the benefits to a Witt drop in PVC tank liner is that it can be quickly and easily repaired.

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Prior to our invention of the Wittclip™ fasteners the most common method of securing a drop in liner in a tank was with a drawstring rope.  The problem with the drawstring rope is that it doesn’t securely lock the tank liner to the lip of the tank.  When the tank is filled with solution it can pull the liner into the tank and greatly affect the fit.  The bigger a liner gets the more prominent this problem becomes.

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Welcome to the blog of Witt Lining Systems.  The purpose of our blog is to provide you with timely information on our company as well as answer any and all questions you may have as they pertain to flexible corrosion resistant tank liners.

How about a little about us?  We are a family run business that started in 1972.  We have the capacity to handle any project, but we are close knit enough to empower our employees to say “yes” whenever possible. 

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