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Manufacturing Exceptional Steel and Galvanized Water Storage Tanks

Our sectional steel and galvanized water storage tanks are perfectly suitable for a wide range of applications, in a number of different industries.

Amongst our selection of tanks, we offer clients superb fire protection tanks, agricultural tanks, mining water tanks, circular storage tanks and we have the means to contribute to low-cost housing projects.
We go above and beyond to provide storage tanks according to our client’s specifications, ensuring that they receive the tank they need when they need it. Our SATAS water tanks comply with International Standard Organization (ISO) standards. To find out more about our ISO water tanks in Africa, get in touch with our team.

Fab Tanks Africa offers clients a selection of galvanised water storage tanks suitable for a wide variety of applications servicing various industries. Take a look at some of the best products for water storage and customizable water tank specifications on our website today.

Using our collective experience, we create and supply the best quality products for today’s consumers. Our tanks are made from galvanized steel, capable of holding bulk quantities and they are manufactured in different shapes (mainly rectangular and circular). We also manufacture reliable elevated water tanks. We rely on our years of industry related experience to produce the best tanks and by using our extensive knowledge, we can guarantee that our clients get the right tank for the job.


Steel Water TANKS FOR SALE at the Best Prices

Ensuring that the steel water tank we provide to you is capable of staying in a fantastic condition, and provides many years of reliable use, is one factor that has an effect on the price.

Our tanks are versatile, cost-effective and easy to assemble on site and can be tailor-made to all sizes and specifications according to customer needs.  We offer the best water tanks for sale in Africa and all our tanks have a galvanised coating, resulting in little or no maintenance.

Although our tanks are made from the best materials, and even when we create large steel water tanks, you can expect to pay competitive prices that won’t break your budget. We will also provide you with all of the information you could possibly need in order to keep your tank well maintained.

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When you buy one of our round or square Liquid storage tanks, you will be getting your money’s worth

We pride ourselves on being able to supply our clients with a wide range of steel tanks. Whether you are searching for an above-ground water tank or if you are looking for an elevated tank, we are the company who can assist you. When making your decision about your tank, you are going to have to decide how much you will need to store, what you will be storing, and where you will be storing it.
All of this will determine the type of tank you buy and, ultimately, how much you will be paying. Steel tanks can be versatile for a number of reasons, including size, colour, and placement.
Along with providing the tank, we can also construct it exactly where you need it. For bigger tanks, it is sometimes easier to disassemble them and then reassemble them at the site, as they can be too big to move as a solid tank. This is one way that we are able to supply our clients with tanks of all sizes.


Types of Tanks

We strive to provide the best selection of steel water tanks, and to that end, we are always trying to add to our collection of goods. Our tanks are designed to suit various industries. Some of our bestselling tanks include:


Agricultural Water Tanks

These are available as galvanized, elevated tanks and they come standard with the following features:

  • Inlet, outlet, overflow, and drain pipe connections.
  • A roof with a lockable manhole and screen vent.
  • Both internal and external ladders.
  • A level indicator
  • Internal bracing support
  • Hot-dipped galvanized steel components.


Fire Protection Water Tanks

Some industries need to have a fire protection tank on site, in case of emergencies. Our Fire Protection Water Tanks are manufactured according to ASIB Standards. Tank features include:

  • Vortex inhibitors
  • A large manhole
  • Safety handrails around the manhole


Low-Cost Housing Projects

We are proud to have been a part of local government community projects, bringing water to local communities in need. Our flexible designs allow us to manufacture tanks in any size, in order to provide water when local supplies are interrupted. Some of the features include:

  • Delivery and installation in just about any location.
  • Customized sizes


Mining Water Tanks

Supplying water to busy mining sites and other places which have strict safety standards is our forte. Our products are made without fault and they adhere to the industry standards. The features of these tanks include:

  • Customizable ladders (should they be needed)
  • A comprehensive safety file


Circular Water Tanks

Perfect for all water storage needs, our selection of customizable solutions is ideal for all storage needs, both bulk and otherwise. Our products are reliable and we are more than capable of helping you with just about any project. These tanks come standard with:
A circular roof that is slightly domed to allow both water and dust to run off.
The tank requires minimal site preparation. A concrete foundation is not necessary but the tank does need to be installed on a flat, stable base, preferably covered with sand.
These tanks are lightweight which makes them easy to install. Their lightweight also makes the assembly time a lot shorter than with other styles of tanks, and they are also a lot cheaper than other styles.
Experience Numerous Benefits when purchasing from Fab Tanks

Along with reliability and low costs, our customers can also look forward to the following fantastic benefits:

  • The tanks are designed in such a way that leaks will never be a problem.
  • The tanks are made with the kind of materials that make bulk storage possible.
  • The inside of the tanks is smooth and without kinks. This means the product won’t become stuck on the edges and possibly spoil.
  • The tanks are correctly coated with a non-corrosive formula. The coating also helps to keep the tank sealed.
  • Finally, we offer our clients the option of having their tanks assembled on-site.


Get in touch with our team to find out more about our selection of sectional steel and galvanized water storage tanks and we’ll help you find the ideal one for your needs.


The Importance of ISO and SATAS Standards in Water Tanks Manufacturing: Ensuring Quality and Reliability


In the realm of water storage solutions, the quality and reliability of water tanks are paramount. When it comes to manufacturing water tanks, adherence to international standards is crucial. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and South African Technical Auditing Services (SATAS) have established rigorous standards to ensure the safety, durability, and performance of water tanks. This article delves into the significance of ISO and SATAS standards in the manufacturing of water tanks and highlights the potential risks associated with using tanks that do not meet these standards.


ISO Standards: A Global Benchmark

ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is an independent, non-governmental international organization that develops and publishes international standards across various industries. For the manufacturing of water tanks, ISO has formulated standards, such as ISO 9001 (Quality Management Systems) and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management Systems). These standards provide guidelines for ensuring consistent quality and environmental responsibility throughout the manufacturing process.

By adhering to ISO standards, water tank manufacturers can demonstrate their commitment to quality control, customer satisfaction, and environmental sustainability. ISO certification instills confidence in customers, as it ensures that the tanks meet internationally recognized benchmarks for performance, safety, and reliability.


SATAS Standards: Rigorous Evaluation for the South African Context


SATAS, or South African Technical Auditing Services, is an organisation that specialises in assessing and certifying products and services within South Africa. SATAS has developed specific standards for water tanks manufacturing that are tailored to the local environment and regulatory requirements.

The SATAS certification process involves comprehensive evaluations, including material testing, structural integrity assessments, and compliance with South African National Standards (SANS). By obtaining SATAS certification, water tank manufacturers showcase their dedication to meeting the stringent requirements set forth by the organization.


Why Use Water Tanks Manufactured According to ISO and SATAS Standards?

Safety and Durability: Water tanks manufactured according to ISO and SATAS standards undergo rigorous testing, ensuring that they can withstand various environmental conditions, including extreme temperatures, seismic activities, and UV radiation. These tanks are designed to maintain structural integrity and prevent leakage, minimizing the risk of contamination and water loss.


✔ Quality Control:

ISO and SATAS standards emphasise a robust quality management system, ensuring that water tanks go through stringent quality checks at every stage of the manufacturing process. This attention to detail helps identify and rectify any potential defects, ensuring that only high-quality tanks reach the market.


✔ Compliance with Regulations:

ISO water tanks and SATAS water tanks standards comply with local and international regulations, ensuring that companies using these tanks adhere to legal requirements. Non-compliance with regulations can lead to penalties, legal issues, and reputational damage.


✔ Customer Confidence:

Water tanks that bear ISO and SATAS certifications provide customers with the assurance that they are investing in reliable, long-lasting, and safe storage solutions. Businesses and individuals can rely on these tanks to store water without concerns about leaks, contamination, or premature failures.


The Risks of Non-compliance

Using water tanks that do not adhere to ISO and SATAS standards poses several risks, including:


⚠️ Structural Failures:

Non-compliant tanks may lack the necessary strength and integrity to withstand external forces, such as strong winds or seismic events. This increases the risk of structural failures, leading to potential property damage and endangering public safety.


⚠️ Water Contamination:

Tanks that do not meet quality standards may have design flaws or inadequate materials, leading to leaks or seepage. This can result in water contamination, making it unsuitable for consumption or domestic use.


⚠️ Short Lifespan:

Inferior materials and poor manufacturing practices can reduce the lifespan of water tanks significantly. Non-compliant tanks are prone to premature deterioration, corrosion, and degradation, resulting in the need for frequent repairs or replacements. This can be costly and disruptive for businesses and individuals relying on these tanks for their water storage needs.


⚠️ Non-compliance with Regulations:

Utilizing water tanks that do not meet ISO and SATAS standards may lead to non-compliance with local and international regulations. This can result in legal consequences, fines, and the possibility of having to replace non-compliant tanks with certified ones, further increasing costs and disruptions.


When it comes to the manufacturing of water tanks, adhering to internationally recognized standards such as ISO and SATAS is crucial. These standards ensure the safety, durability, and performance of water tanks, providing businesses and individuals with reliable storage solutions. By using water tanks manufactured according to ISO and SATAS standards, companies can maintain compliance with regulations, mitigate risks such as water contamination and structural failures, and enhance customer confidence.


Choosing water tanks that have obtained ISO and SATAS certifications demonstrates a commitment to quality control, environmental responsibility, and meeting the specific requirements of the South African market. Investing in certified tanks not only ensures long-term reliability but also provides peace of mind, knowing that water storage needs are being met by tanks that meet the highest industry standards.


In conclusion, companies should prioritize the use of water tanks manufactured according to ISO and SATAS standards to ensure the utmost quality, reliability, and compliance. By doing so, they can safeguard their water storage systems, protect the integrity of their water supply, and build trust with customers who rely on these tanks for their water storage needs.