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Storage/Loading/Unloading - Storage Tanks - Erection
April 2, 2008

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The following sequence of pictures illustrates the fabrication and erection of a large sulphuric acid storage tank.

The foundation is excavated and a mudcoat is applied before rebar for the ring wall is laid. storage_tank1.JPG (17299 bytes)
Rebar being laid to form the tank foundation ring wall. storage_tank2.JPG (24303 bytes)
More rebar being added with the start of the formwork. storage_tank3.JPG (20949 bytes)
Rebar and formwork completed. storage_tank4.JPG (21170 bytes)
Concrete being poured into formwork storage_tank5.JPG (18847 bytes)
Formwork has been stripped away revealing foundation ring wall.  Interior of ring wall being backfilled. storage_tank6.JPG (15850 bytes)
Backfill, compacting and leveling of base complete. storage_tank7.JPG (15281 bytes)
Impervious liner applied over compacted base.   The liner will direct and liquid towards the edge of the foundation. storage_tank8.JPG (23311 bytes)
Sealing between the sections of liner. storage_tank9.JPG (15612 bytes)
Sealing between the sections of liner. storage_tank10.JPG (21087 bytes)
The floor plates are welded and placed onto the foundation. storage_tank11.JPG (15962 bytes)
The tank wall arrives as rolled plate. storage_tank12.JPG (14341 bytes)
Plates are positioned ready to be lifted and welded to form the wall of the tank. storage_tank13.JPG (24020 bytes)
First course of tank wall is completed. storage_tank14.JPG (13440 bytes)
Plate being lifted into position to form the next course. storage_tank15.JPG (11867 bytes)
Plate being positioned for welding. storage_tank16.JPG (12844 bytes)
Second course of tank wall complete. storage_tank17.JPG (16686 bytes)
Roof sections as delivered to site. storage_tank18.JPG (11991 bytes)
Welding of roof sections into large sections. storage_tank19.JPG (11798 bytes)
Jig designed to aid in the fabrication of the roof.  Center structure support middle of the roof while outer ring hold outer edge of roof. storage_tank20.JPG (18250 bytes)
View of roof jig from above. storage_tank21.JPG (14285 bytes)
Partially completed roof section still on jig. storage_tank22.JPG (20723 bytes)
Lifting of roof section. storage_tank23.JPG (10882 bytes)
Lifting of roof section. storage_tank24.JPG (17551 bytes)
Placement of roof section on top of tank. storage_tank25.JPG (17005 bytes)
Roof section on top of tank. storage_tank26.JPG (19886 bytes)
Once the roof is complete, platforms, ladders and other attachments are added. storage_tank27.JPG (17634 bytes)
Installation of access stairs and platforms storage_tank28.JPG (13803 bytes)
Completed tank farm. storage_tank29.JPG (19680 bytes)

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