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Mixing & Storage Tanks for Distillers

Custom stainless steel tanks

SFI has been a custom stainless steel tank and equipment fabricator since 1985, having constructed thousands of tanks in our shop and on-site at customer facilities.  

We build a wide range of equipment and offer a variety of options to meet the processing needs of our distillery customers.

These include:

  • Custom designed and fabricated stainless steel tanks and vessels
    • Pressure vessels and reactors
    • Batch tanks for mixing and blending
    • Tanks up to 60,000 gallons (shop built)
    • Storage tanks 600,000+ gallons (field built)
    • Agitation systems designed for your process
    • Stainless steel and other nickel based alloys
    • Various material and weld finishes
    • Heating and cooling options
    • ASME, API
    • Sanitary construction, gaskets with FDA allowable ingredients
  • Single wall, jacketed, with or without insulation
  • Tank supports (legs, lugs, skirts, saddles, flat pitch)
  • Manways and fittings
  • Components: sight glasses and lights, CIP systems, no foam inlets, downtubes, thermowells, outlet valves

and more...

Agitation Systems

SFI will create a custom design mixing solution to meet your needs.  We offer mixers or combinations of mixers for processing a wide variety of viscosities and applications.  Mixer styles include turbine, sweep, scrape and dual motion.

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Materials of Construction

  • 300 Series Stainless Steel
  • Other nickel based alloys including:
    • Hastelloy
    • Monel
    • Inconel
    • Duplex 2205

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Material Finishes

  • 2B (cold rolled sheet)
  • Mill (HRAP)
  • Mechanical polish (from 50 to 10 Ra)
  • Mechanical polish plus Electropolish (from 30 to 10 Ra) 

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Weld Finishes

  • As Is
  • Scotch brite buffed
  • Mechanical grind (50 grit)
  • Mechanical polish (32 to 10 Ra)

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Heating & Cooling

  • Dimple jacket
  • Half pipe coil 
  • Internal pipe coil
  • Open jacket 

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Modifications and Repairs

In addition to building new equipment, we also make modifications and repairs to existing tanks, both in our shop and on-site at your facility. These services include:

  • Add or replace fittings
  • Fabricate ladders, platforms and handrails
  • Heat transfer surface modifications
  • Increase sidewall height
  • Inspection services
  • Mixer modifications
  • Repair damage
  • Replace manways
  • Re-rating tanks for pressure or temperature changes

And more…

Certifications

SFI utilizes various standards to ensure your product is built to the highest quality possible. 

We hold the following certificates:

  • ASME “U” certification
  • National Board “R” certification

Other standards are utilized as required.

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