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Tank Talk Blog

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WHAT ABOUT THIS?

Did you know that tank information is available for download from our website? You’ll find pertinent documents included on each web page or all of them can be accessed...

HOW MUCH DOES THAT WEIGH

SFI builds tanks of all types. Tanks that range from small portable vessels to huge shop fabricated tanks on skirts and massive field erected tanks with capacities over 600,000 gallons!

POISON PADS

Poison pads and reinforcement pads are similar and may serve the same purpose. When welding two pieces of steel together, both must become liquid in order to bond. During the liquid...

MOBILE CRANE ADDS VALUE

Having our own mobile crane gives us the flexibility to move tanks outdoors for hydro testing, loading on trucks, storage, etc. We don’t need to wait for a crane contractor to move...

DOG BOWL OR ALCOVE?

Alcoves are commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry to minimize nozzle projection when installing fittings on double wall tanks. There are several benefits to using alcoves...

NO LEAKS… NO PROBLEMS!

Spraying developer on the jacket for pre-hydro inspection will make visual confirmation of leak-free heat transfer surface quick and easy. The developer goes on damp...

NOT A COW, BUT IT'S CLOSE

SFI personnel regularly engage in on-site tank inspections, modifications and repairs of existing atmospheric tanks and pressure vessels. Replacing a damaged silo top is a...

VESSELS OR SPACECRAFT?

Many of the vessels we build are for specialized applications that need a variety of shapes, sizes, finishes and components to meet their process. With custom fabrication, the options...

CLAUSTROPHOBIC?

Stainless Fabrication is no stranger to building tanks in cramped spaces or in areas with restricted access. These two 40,000 gallon storage tanks were field fabricated on concrete pads

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