Military Fuel Bladders & Military Water Bladders

Military bladders fuel bladders and water bladders

Built to a variety of Mil-Specs or your specs. Our Military Bladders are built using the most advanced fabrics, fittings and manufacturing technics on the market today. Ready Containment, LLC. manufactures both water and fuel bladder to support our troops around the world.

Our Bladders are built to meet or exceed the following Mil Spec: ATPD 2262, ATPD 2264, ATPD 2265, ATPD 2266, and PD53048.

We build standard mil-spec bladder tanks that range in size from 3000 -210,000-gallon tanks. In addition to a standard military bladder tank, we are always ready to help design custom solutions to support our troops.

water bladders

Ready Containment, LLC uses COOLTHANE TPU Products to Manufacture our Military Bladder Tanks.

Coothane is Mil-Spec fabrics feature both ester-based and ether-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) membrane. These urethane coatings are highly resistant to fuels, chemicals and water. This membrane is available on several high strength reinforcements able to provide superior tensile and puncture strength. That’s why we chose Cooley fabrics for our military bladder tanks.

The ester-based products consist of Cooley’s exclusive extrusion laminated urethane coating on select substrates. These products are highly resistant to fuels, extremely flexible and highly puncture resistant, with excellent heat sealing characteristics. Coolthane products are strong and hydrolytically stable for years of service in outdoor fuel containment applications.

CoolThane fuel bladder tank membrane is available to meet the following military specifications:

PD-52983 MIL-T-52983F | MIL-PRF-32233 ATPD-2344 PD-53048 | ATPD-2266 ATPD-2265 MIL-PRF-53068A

3000 Gallon Military Fuel Bladders | 10,000 Gallon Military Fuel Bladders | 20,000 Gallon Military Fuel Bladders | 50,0000 Gallon Military Fuel Bladders | 210,000 Gallon Military Fuel Bladders

3000 Gallon Military Water Bladders | 10,000 Gallon Military Water Bladders | 20,000 Gallon Military Water Bladders | 50,0000 Gallon Military Water Bladders | 210,000 Gallon Military Water Bladders

Military Fuel Bladders
Military water bladder

The unique, high-performance Coolthane membranes are a combination of high strength fabrics, specially developed ester-based urethane extrusion and a proprietary manufacturing process. In addition to its high fuel resistance, the membranes exhibit very high physical performance. These characteristics are shown in the ‘Physical Properties’ data sheets for the respective products. The reinforcing fabrics are selected to provide the respective products with a superior physical performance to meet the real needs of the engineer and the installation.

Military Bladder tanks include anodized aluminum fittings which are permanently bonded to the tank, as follows:

Bonded Fittings 3K 10K 20K 50k 210K
Filler/discharge assembly 4 in 2 2 2 2
Filler/discharge assembly 6 in 2
Vent Fitting Assembly, 2 in 1 1 1 1 1
Drain Fitting Assembly, 2 in 2 2 2 2 4

Packed with the tank are the following quick disconnect fittings & accessories:

Quick Disconnect Fittings & Accessories Quantity per tank
3K 10K 20K 50K 210K
Drain Hose, MX F, 2in x 8 ft 2 2 2 2 4
Drain Valve Assembly, M X F, 2 in 2 2 2 2 4
Filler/Discharge Hose Assembly, M X F,4inx10ft 1 1 1 1
Filler/Discharge Valve Assembly, M X F, 4 in 1 1 1 1
Filler/Discharge Hose Assembly, M X F,6inx10ft 2
Filler/Discharge Valve Assembly, M X F, 6in 2
Repair Kit, ATPD-2263, Type I 1 1
Repair Kit, ATPD-2263, Type II 1 1 1
Set of Replacement 0-Rings, gaskets & fasteners 1
90 Degree Elbow, M X F, 4 in 1 1 1 1
90 Degree Elbow, F X F, 4 in 1 1 1 1
90 Degree Elbow, M X F, 6 in 1
90 Degree Elbow, M X M, 6 in 1
Flame Arrestor with Pressure Relief Cap, 2 in  (fuel tanks) 1 1 1 1 1
Pressure Relief Cap (Mushroom type), 2 in    (water tanks) 1 1 1 1 1

Berm Liners & Ground Cloths:

Berm Liners and ground cloths for secondary containment are available for deployment with fuel tanks and water tanks respectively. Sizes are as follows:

Description For use with Tank Capacity Ground Cloth Dimensions Berm Liner Dimensions
Size I 3,000 gallons 16 ft x 16 ft 37 ft x 37 ft
Size II 10,000 gallons 25 ft x 25 ft 52.5 ft x 52.5 ft
Size III 20,000 gallons 30 ft x 30 ft 59 ft x 59 ft
Size IV 50,000 gallons 26 ft x 68 ft 100 ft x 59 ft
Size V 210,000 gallons 70 ft x 70 ft 108 ft x 108 ft

Ready Containment LLC, Pressure test each bladder tank before shipment, to meet the Mil-Spec

Capacity U.S. Gallons Dimensions unfolded Dimensions, Crate Tank Weight Empty Crated Weight
3,000  gallons bladder tank 14 ft x 14 ft 85in x 60in x 31.5in 346 lbs 634 lbs
10,000 gallons bladder tank 22 ft x 22 ft 85in x 60in x 31.5in 533 lbs 857 lbs
20,000 gallons bladder tank 24 ft x 28 ft 85in x 60in x 31.5in 656 lbs 910 lbs
50,000 gallons bladder tank 24ft x 67 ft 96in x 60in x 31.75in 1,255 lbs 1,806 lbs
210,000 gallons bladder tank 70 ft x 70 ft 114.25in x 80in x 43.75in 5,000 lbs 5,700 lbs