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Type of Storage Tank

asked Sep 20, 2016 in Mechanical by Tadd Pham (5,620 points)

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answered Sep 20, 2016 by Tadd Pham (5,620 points)

Type of Storage Tank

Description

Floating Roof Tank

  1. Open top or fixed roof tank containing pontoon, double deck, or similar compartmented design floating roof
  2. Fixed roof tank containing an internal floating cover of a type:
    • metal cover using pontoons for flotation
    • aluminum honeycomb sandwich panel

Fixed Roof Tank

  1. Dome or cone roof tank
  2. Dome or cone roof tank containing a pan type (i.e., no bulkhead or pontoon for flotation) floating roof
  3. Dome or cone roof tank containing a non-metallic or a combination metallic/non-metallic internal floating cover
  4. Open top tank containing pan type floating roof
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