Impact of ethanol on Just Aircraft Fuel Tanks

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Impact of ethanol on Just Aircraft Fuel Tanks

Postby justaircraft » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:25 pm

The material used in Just Aircraft fuel tanks is a glass reinforced Isopthalic resin. This resin has passed UL1316 which subjected the material to :

  100% ethanol @ 100 degrees F for the equivalent of 270 days.

This material is currently approved through out the country for underground fuel storage tanks by the standard bureaus of many states.

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Postby Johnny C! » Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:21 pm

Excellant, Harry.

Thanks for the data.

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flying an airplane. There is no sense in rushing any of the others.

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Postby scubarider2 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:32 pm

Thanks Harry, that is excellent news.  Can you tell me how long the tanks have been made with this material?  That is for those of us who bought tanks a few years back.  I believe my tanks are fine but it would be nice to know for sure.
Thanks again,
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