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  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Baffle Ball System Water Tank Testing

    When it comes to transporting large volumes of liquid in vehicle-mounted horizontal storage tanks, road safety is of real concern. The momentum of liquids can often prevent the safe handling, manoeuvring and stopping distances of vehicles, but a very effective product that counteracts a lot of these issues is at hand. Enduramaxx provides a product called Baffle Balls; hollow plastic balls that, ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • RME completes tank tests at BOEMRE’s Ohmsett facility with FERC and DOE observers

    During the week of June 6th – 10th, RME successfully completed another round of scale-model tank tests of a second-generation SurgeWECTM prototype at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation & Enforcement (BOEMRE) Ohmsett facility in Leonardo, NJ. RME Senior Engineer Cliff Goudey commented, “This round of tank tests were of great value to our technology development ...

  • Increase Your Tank Coating Durability

    Superior Tank Co., Inc. is proud to announce premium grade 3M™ Scotchkote™ Powder Coating is available on all sizes and applications of our bolted steel tanks. The Scotchkote™ system provides an ultra durable coating for the harshest environments and has been rigorously tested in a scientific laboratory ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • The solution for unrest in your gas tank

    The Solution for Unrest in Your Gas Tank - From Glenn Croston's Fast Company expert blog: The unrest in Egypt has sparked a range of responses around the globe, including a big jump in the price of oil. Egypt is not a major oil producer but its strategic location has raised concern of disruption of ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Wanderport Completes "In House" Testing

    Wanderport Corp. (PINKSHEETS: WDRP) is delighted to announce that "in house" testing for the prototyped single cavity microwave energy tank-less water (SCMHU) is now complete. The SCMHU was evaluated and confirms performance improvements were made possible by the new heat exchanger design. In addition, based on what was experienced by the engineering team, Wanderport can now validate the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Tested and approved to be the optimum

    Zellstoff Stendal GmbH, which is part of the American-Canadian Mercer International Group, is the most up-to-date and biggest manufacturer of market pulp in Central Europe. Their factory in Arneburg with its 600 employees produced in 2013 about 640,000 tons of pulp from three million cubic metres of soft industrial wood. Furthermore, Zellstoff Stendal GmbH operates the biggest biomass power plant ...

  • ABUTEC Storage Tank Flares achieve 99.9% DRE!

    ABUTEC is pleased to announce the completion of industry leading emission testing on the ABUTEC Enclosed Combustor, model MTF 2.7, capable of combusting 100 mcfd (69 scfm) of 2400 btu/ft3 vapors.  The MTF 2.7 Enclosed Combustor achieved an outstanding 99.9% Destruction Efficiency throughout the entire range of operation.   The test was conducted in accordance with EPA 60.18 and the unit ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Richmond Company Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations

    Stratton Metals has settled alleged violations of underground fuel storage tank regulations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The metals recycling company, located at 900 Brook Road, in Richmond, Va., agreed to pay a $5,098 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal and state regulations designed to prevent, detect, and control fuel leaks from underground storage ...

  • Barr builds largest marine tank in 15 years

    The custom fabrication department at BARR Plastics Inc. has completed a notable project to manufacture the largest plastic marine wastewater holding tank in the company’s manufacturing history. Measuring 20 feet long, six feet wide and four feet deep with a capacity of 3,500 gallons, the tank was built to be installed into a barge for the marine construction and repair company, Latitude ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • 10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

    With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is. Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition: Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • A superlative storm water tank in Lausanne/Switzerland

    Last year, Lausanne converted the existing rain water surplusing works Capelard in the southwest of the city. The old plant at the Chemin du Capelard was much too small for the enormous catchment area of the sewage water system, which meant ever larger amounts of untreated combined sewage flowed into Lake Geneva during heavy rain. The size of the new plant with its special flow configuration ...


    By ROMAG aquacare ag

  • Overflowing Tank Cause of New Leak at Fukushima

    Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of the danger. The amount is tiny compared to the untold thousands of tons of radioactive water that have leaked, much of it into the Pacific Ocean, since a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hanford tank may be leaking waste into soil

    An underground tank holding some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site might be leaking into the soil. The U.S. Energy Department said workers at Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation detected higher radioactivity levels under tank AY-102 during a routine inspection Thursday. Spokeswoman Lori ...


    By Associated Press

  • The Best Coating for Water Tanks Just Got Better!

    In 1984, Superior Tank Co., Inc pioneered the use of powder coating on bolted steel tanks. Since that time, powder coating has become the industry standard for extremely durable tank coatings.  Recently, STCI improved the process further by offering a liquid seal underneath the powder coating. ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Bulk Fuel Tank Monitoring with Remote Display

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied non-contacting ultrasonic volume measurement equipment with associated remote plant mimic software to help solve an issue for Northern Rail at three sites; their Newton Heath LMD (Light Maintenance Depot) near Manchester, Blackpool LMD and Barrow LMD, allowing them to control the ordering, delivery and usage of fuel more efficiently. Equipment used: ...

  • Fuel storage tanks for industrial, energy and military applications

    Interstate Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a wide variety of collapsible fuel storage tanks for industrial applications and are used by power and energy companies all over the world.  Made from military grade materials, IPI fuel bladders are ideal for the storage of potable water, waste water, fuels, chemicals, dielectric oil and alternative fuels or blended fuel storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Tank Storage Magazine “Mixer Selection Guide” provides merits of the cutlass tank mixer

    Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, Ltd. (PMSL), a world-renowned expert in providing solutions to the industrial mixing industry, was recently acknowledged for the quality of the Cutlass side-entry mixer in the ...

  • Japan Nuke Plant Releases Tested Groundwater

    Japan's crippled nuclear power plant has begun releasing groundwater from the least contaminated areas of the facility into the ocean so it does not run into contaminated areas and create more toxic water amid storage space limitations. Wednesday's release of 560 tons involves ground water pumped from 12 wells dug upstream of the damaged reactors ...


    By Associated Press

  • Free Soil Testing For Accurate Fertiliser Application

    With the growing season nearly upon us, Welsh farmers are being given an opportunity to discover the benefits of soil analysis through a number of free soil testing workshops at Farming Connect. Regular soil testing enables farmers to adopt a targeted approach to fertiliser use, thus providing significant cost savings, according to Lisa Roberts of Farming Connect. Soil analysis also identifies ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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