GFS Production Process

Blending strength, flexibility and durability

Glass-Fused-to-Steel (GFS) tanks combine the strength and engineering flexibility of steel with the impermeable and corrosion resistant properties of glass—resulting in dependable performance in even remote locations and minimal ongoing maintenance costs. There are 16 components of the GFS production process—but in summary:

  • Fabricated steel sheets are carefully and thoroughly treated to create a uniform surface.
  • A proprietary glass formulation is applied that chemically bonds to each steel panel when fired in a furnace at 1550°F.
  • All industrial grade finishes are inspected and electronically tested to ensure zero discontinuity glass fusion. Our procedures support our high standards.
  • The end result is a combined material that can provides the interior and exterior of each tank with a state-of-the-art, long-lived, low maintenance, remarkably durable surface.