vironments is stainless steel. Stainless
steel is a special steel alloy which provides superior corrosion resistance. Entire tank plates are crafted from stainless steel then polished and processed
to a high gloss. Modular bolted steel
tanks are a great option as the individual plates are very easy to fabricate using
stainless steel. Select bolted steel tank
manufacturers with the skill to work
with stainless steel offer this as an option for specifc applications.
Because the fnish is applied in the
factory, it is important to research the
tank manufacturer to ensure they have
an established history and the skill to
work with a particular type of coating. When preformed properly, the
pre-applied fnish will provide years of
Although the only work required on
site is the assembly and erection of the
bolted steel tank, select manufacturers
also offer complete project fulfllment.
These companies can engineer, manufacture and install bolted steel tanks,
making the process simple and smooth.
Finding an experienced company that
specializes in bolted steel tanks with internal engineering, manufacturing and
installation capabilities will signifcantly
facilitate the project.
It is important to take a comprehensive approach when purchasing
a bolted steel tank as there are many
variables and several manufacturers to
consider. Remember that the initial cost
may not provide the lowest life cycle
cost when all other factors are considered. Select tank manufacturers will
work directly with customers to design
and manufacture a bolted steel tank
specifc to the project requirements.
When properly engineered and purchased from an established manufacturer, a “Tank in a Box” will provide
the perfect solution for a wide variety
of storage needs, combining fast construction, low maintenance costs and a
long lifespan. WW
About the Author: Brandon Alexander currently serves
as Marketing Coordinator for Superior Tank Co. Inc.,
located in Southern California. Mr. Alexander has
worked in heavy manufacturing and construction since
2000 with projects ranging up to $20,000,000. Superior Tank Co. manufacturers and erects bolted steel
tanks throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. STCI tank kits have also been shipped to countries
throughout the world.
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A “Tank in a Box” features prefabricated, heave gauge steel plates that are bolted together on site.