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12 Gauge vs. 14 Gauge

Sioux Secondary Containment

Smaller The Gauge, Stronger The System!

When picking out your containment system, make sure to know the differences between metal gauges and the features that each provide. We want to make sure you have a system in place that will give you peace of mind. 

Features of 12 gauge systems:

  • P.E. Certified

  • G90 Galvanized Steel

  • 55,000psi Yield; 70,000psi Tensile

  • 5/8" Hardware

Differences between the 12 gauge & 14 gauge sheets:
  • 12 gauge offers a 0.098" sheet thickness minimum, while the 14 gauge offers a 0.070" sheet thickness minimum.

  • The 12 gauge sheets are 40% heavier than the 14 gauge sheets.

  • 12 gauge sheets are designed for dynamic pressure, the 14 gauge sheets are designed for static pressure.

  • 12 gauge systems have a lifetime warranty! 14 gauge systems come with a 5 year warranty.

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