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Field Inspections, Modifications & Repairs

Field tank inspections & modifications

Things happen. You notice a leak or crack in a weld. A fitting gets hit by a forktruck and it can’t be used.  The tank vent is restricted and now the top of your tank is crinkled like a pop can. 

We can fix it. SFI is skilled and qualified (NBIC “R” stamp) to perform inspections and make modifications to existing tanks and vessels on-site at customer facilities. 

SFI tank inspections and repair services are based in Springfield, MO but we will mobilize a supervisor to your facility to inspect a tank that needs repair or requires modifications. After inspection, we provide our recommendations and a quotation for repair or replacement.

Typically tanks can be modified for much less than replacement cost! Our crews have the capabilities to:

and more…

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Tank repair services

Silo top replacement provides an opportunity to increase capacity or make other changes.  We can increase the capacity of an existing tank by increasing the height.  The damaged portion of the tank is cut away, additional new sidewall courses are added, and the new top is installed.  It’s quick, efficient and less costly than a new tank, in both time and money.

Tank accessories

SFI builds and installs tank accessories such as ladders, handrails, platforms and catwalks from aluminum, galvanized, stainless and carbon steel.


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, such as:

  • API 620 & 650
  • ASME BPE Guidelines
  • Canadian Registration Number (CRN) documentation
  • Ministry of Manpower-Singapore (MOM) documentation
  • PED (European Pressure Equipment Directive) “CE” Mark
  • UL-142
  • USDA


Safety on a job site, whether it be yours or our own, is of critical importance to us and we invest significant resources in on-going training, safety management, and equipment.

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