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SBS Tanks Cyclonic (CY) Series

Unmatched Durability for Harsh Conditions


Engineered to last, the SBS Cyclonic water tank range is rated for regions with a high incidence of meteorological hazards including tropical storms, hurricanes, typhoons, and other high-velocity wind events. The enhanced design features provide peace of mind during extreme weather conditions and offer unparalleled strength and resilience, ensuring water supply availability post-event and a secure liquid storage solution. The CY Range is also engineered to withstand earthquakes, providing resilience in the face of seismic events, making this the perfect storage solution for fire protection systems, raw water retention, effluent catchment and other commercial and industrial uses.


Key features of the SBS Cyclonic range include:

  • Engineered for Cyclonic Conditions: Designed to withstand wind ratings of up to 150mph, our reinforced steel structures and heavy-duty coatings offer superior resistance to extreme weather events.

  • Maximum Strength, Minimal Maintenance: Crafted from G300 Galvalume steel and coated with AZ150 heavy-duty coating, our CY Range ensures long-lasting performance with minimal maintenance.

  • Safety-Certified Liners: Equipped with multi-layer woven PVC liners tested to NSF/ANSI 61 standards, our tanks guarantee the safety and purity of your stored water.

  • Stability in Seismic Zones: Our CY Range is engineered to withstand earthquakes, providing resilience in the face of seismic events.

  • Customization Options: Whether it's matching your tank to existing infrastructure or enhancing visibility with vibrant colors, we have range of choices to suit every need.


Best suited for:

Fire Sector, Mining, Commercial & Agricultural sectors, Municipal, Ranch and Rainwater Harvesting applications.



GENERAL:                                        The SBS Tanks  Cyclonic (CY) Series tank is a commercial grade liquid storage solution                                                                  designed to provide a long life with little to no maintenance required by the owner. This                                                                    series is designed for use in areas where maximum wind load requirements are between 96                                                            and 150 MPH. The CY series is the perfect choice for fire protection systems, raw water                                                                   retention, effluent catchment and other commercial and industrial uses.

WALL STRUCTURE:                        Galvalume steel panels 18 - 3 total gauge (1.2 - 8.0mm) thickness conforming to ISO9364                                                                and profiled to SBS Tanks unique design.


STEEL GRADE:                                G300 Galvalume

PROTECTIVE COATING:                 Galvalume (Zinc/Aluminium Alloy), AZ 150 heavy duty coating. Additional coatings                                                                          available to meet varying environmental conditions and applications.

COLOR OPTIONS:                          Mill finish - silver, standard. All SBS Tanks® can be supplied epoxy powder coated or painted                                                          with approved primers and paints.

ESTIMATED LIFE:                           60+ Years under normal climate and operational conditions.

INTERNAL LINER:                          Multi-layer woven PVC SBS 720g & 1000g liners are compliant with both NSF/ANSI 61       

                                                         (potable water) and AS/NZS 4020-2005: Testing of Products for the Use in Contact with

                                                        Drinking Water Standards. Contact SBS for further details and enquire about our Ethylene-

                                                        based chemical resistant liners for storage of various liquids.

BOLT SPECIFICATIONS:               Proprietary SBS bolt design M10(7/16") & M12(1/2") with serrated flange head. Hot dipped                                                             galvanized to ISO 1461:2022. All bolts are high tensile 8.8 grade. Bolt test certifications                                                                   available on request.

DOME ROOF:                                 Galvalume steel corrugated sheets 0.47 - 0.8mm (26 - 21 gauge) thick. G550 high tensile

                                                        grade with AZ150 coating. All trusses are hot dipped galvanized after fabrication. Clear span

                                                        self-supporting roof with no center post.

INLETS & OUTLETS:                      All fittings/nozzles are manufactured from mild steel and hot dipped galvanized to ISO                                                                     1461:2022 after fabrication. Stainless steel and HDPE fittings are available on request.


WARRANTY:                                   SBS Tank carry an industry standard 12-month workmanship and materials guarantee and                                                              a 10-year non-leak warranty is applicable provided the tank is installed by an approved                                                                    SBS installer.

WEATHER SPECIFICATIONS:       SBS Tanks are designed and suited for regions with varying incidence of meteorological 

                                                        hazards. With standard wind ratings across our ranges, our SBS Tanks® can be individually

                                                        designed to suit earthquake zones, cyclonic regions, heavy industrial or highly specialized


MANUFACTURING TIME:              Cyclonic range, ex stock, immediately available. Non-stock items typically, 6-8 weeks ex-                                                                  factory, quantity and model dependent.


DELIVERY TIME:                            Typically, an additional 4-6 weeks. Sea freight times vary based on port and carrier capacity

INSTALLATION TIME:                    Typically, but may vary based on site location and weather:

                                                        1 day - CY05/02 5,280 gallons

                                                        3 days - CY18/02, 66,040 gallons

                                                        15 - 17 days CY31/09, 872,030 gallons


SITE PREPARATION:                    Level site capable of supporting a 2,089 PSF (100kPa) with sand bed or concrete ring beam                                                           as required. Site preparations to be arranged by client in accordance with engineer’s                                                                       recommendations prior to installation of SBS Tanks.

Contact an SBS Tanks Sales professional today to learn more about how we can help you store your liquids more safely and efficiently with little to no life-cycle maintenance.

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