Elliptical Poly Fire Fighting Tank

The Ellipse™ and the Ellip-T™ fire fighting tank by UPF range from 1,000 to 5,000 gallons. Lighter than stainless steel or fiberglass, these poly fire tanks are the strongest non-metallic elliptical tanks available. In addition, each tank is non-corrosive, and we manufacture each poly fire fighting tank from UPF’s exclusive PT3™ plastic resin. Introduced to the fire industry over twenty years ago, the UPF elliptical tank immediately became the best-selling elliptical fire fighting tank in the industry.  Design tested and field-proven, the Ellipse™ fire fighting tank is a reliable solution to your water supply needs. This maintenance-free elliptical tank is available unpainted, painted, or wrapped with a stainless steel insulated jacket.   

Offering various options, the UPF elliptical fire fighting tank can be designed to meet your department’s operational procedures.  For example, dumps may be rear, side-mounted, or both.  You can locate side-mounted dumps at the front, mid, or rear of the tank.  Unique optional foam poly fire tanks or rear storage compartments are also available, along with dozens of other options.  Each elliptical tank features the Poly-Tank® warranty and the exclusive Closed Curve™ baffle system that meets all applicable NFPA standards.  In addition, each of UPF’s facilities is ISO 9001 certified for quality, assuring a lifetime of reliable service.

Elliptical Poly Fire Fighting Tank
(1) Fill tower with removable screen and hinged cover (21” x 25”) 
(1) Sump with anti-swirl plate and 3” cleanout drain/fitting 
(1) Vent/overflow pipe (6” standard) 
(1) Tank Suction connection up to 4” (female NPT or pipe stub) 
(1) Tank fill fitting up to 3” female NPT with a diffuser. 
(1) Lifting points 

Mounting brackets for elliptical tank subframe (subframe is not included)
(1) Tank Size determines the number of bracket sets per tank. Brackets are located side by side and are in sets of 2.  
(1) 2500 gallon or less – 2 each 
(1) 2501 – 3500 gallon – 3 each
(1) 3501 – 5000 gallon – 4 each

Elliptical Fire Fighting Tank Options

  • Level Gauge /Meter drill and tap up to ¾” female NPT 
  • Level gauge hole with 4 mounting holes. (Vertical tube type sensor) 
  • Tank Fill, Extended Internally to next compartment (no diffuser) 
  • Tank Fill, Additional up to 3” (with basket-type diffuser) 
  • Tank Fill, Additional 4, female NPT connection (with perforated pipe diffuser) 
  • Tank Fill, Additional 4,5 or 6” Bolted flange (with perforated pipe diffuser) 
  • Tank Drain, Additional (female NPT) 
  • Tank Suction, Additional Up to 4” (front or in the sump) 
  • Tank Suction, Additional Rear Up to 4” 
  • Sump, Additional 
  • Sump greater than 144 sq inches 
  • Fill Tower over 28″ Tall 
  • Fill Tower – Removable (Bolt-on Flange) 
  • Vent/Overflow – Additional 6″ 
  • Vent/Overflow 8″ 
  • Vent/Overflow 10″ 
  • Notch 10 cubic feet or less 
  • Notch over 10 cubic ft. 
  • Mounting Block, Miscellaneous 
  • Vent Valve- 2″ Gits 
  • Foam Suction w/ Dip tube 
  • Dump Block 10″ (Newton) 
  • Dump Block ANSI 150 lb. Bolt Pattern 8,10″ or 12” 
  • Dump Block EJ Metals Thru-Hole Bolt Pattern 8,10″ or 12” 
  • Betts Bolt Pattern Block for fill or suction 
  • Dump Block Extension 
  • Sump for Dump (Each dump outlet) 
  • Dump Distribution Box 
  • Fill, Fireman’s Friend bolt pattern (No diffuser) 6 or 8 hole 
  • Jet Line 
  • Basic Conduit per ft. 
  • Complex Conduit per ft. 
  • Tank Suction pipe extended internally (IATS) beyond 36.” 
  • Tank Fill extended internally beyond 36.” 
  • LightBox – Black Textured fastened to stainless jacket per box 
  • LightBox – Stainless (to match wrap) fastened to jacket per box 
  • Wrap fill tower stack and lid in stainless to match the jacket 
  • Wrap – Mirrored finish 
  • Wrap – Brushed finish 
  • Subframe, Complete– Steel (painted black) includes 1” x 6” plastic isolators and tank mounting rubber. 
  • Subframe, Complete – Stainless Steel (painted black) includes 1” x 6” plastic isolators and tank mounting rubber installed. 
  • Rubber Chute Lining Only

Elliptical Fire Fighting Tank Specifications

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UPF Poly Fire Fighting Tank Warranty

For normal fire department applications, the tank shall have a limited lifetime warranty that provides warranty service for the life of the fire apparatus in which the tank is installed. Warranties are transferable if the apparatus ownership changes by requesting the transfer from UPF. In applications where the tank will be subject to severe conditions, the tank may have a warranty unique to the application that is clearly defined for each such application. Also, you can learn more about our warranty here or get a copy of the UPF warranty by e-mailing us at [email protected]

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