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Tank Talk Blog: Shop Built Tanks

HEAD EM UP MOVE EM OUT

These tanks are over 11-feet in diameter, stand 26-feet tall and weigh nearly 4-1/2 tons. They are outfitted with two manways and sprayballs for sanitizing. The tanks have dimpled...

NOTICE ANYTHING?

We build custom stainless steel tanks for most industries, so our capabilities stretch wide to include chemical tanks, food and beverage tanks and pharmaceutical vessels.

CHALLENGES AROUND EVERY CORNER

The tank pictured was built in our shop. It’s over 13 feet in diameter, 80 feet tall at the highest point, has a 70,000 gallon capacity and weighs 33,000 pounds.

WAITING THEIR TURN

SFI serves a diverse group of customers, providing equipment for most industries, which means we are able to offer a range of materials, finishes and components and build to various...

GIANT CAMERA LENSES???

These are actually the beginnings of three different mix tanks for the food industry – with 60, 100 and 150 gallon capacities. What you see here are the inner shells...

OVERSIZE LOAD

Tanks like this are commonplace for SFI. In addition to having a large footprint, this insulated and jacketed stainless steel vessel has three bands of dimpled heat transfer...

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...

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...

FIT-UP BEFORE SHIPMENT

SFI shows how it builds a tank with a ladder and handrail to ensure they fit correctly, and once complete, they are often removed and shipped loose. Find out more today!

SOME TANKS CATCH YOUR EYE

We build everything from industrial chemical tanks, to polished food and beverage tanks, to pristine electropolished pharmaceutical vessels. Some tanks have...

THAT IS ONE LONG TANK

At this stage in construction, the tank shell is 12-feet in diameter and 41-feet long. Before it’s finished, it will be... Read more of this blog on our site today!

No Matter the Weather

Stainless Fabrication builds stainless steel tanks of all types and sizes, with capacities up to 750,000 gallons. We’ve got the experience and know-how to get the job done! It’s what...

Tanks Don't Grow On Trees...

SFI builds tanks in our shop and on-site and customer facilities. The 3500 gallon tanks pictured, 14 in all, were built in our shop for the Spirits Industry as part of a major expansion.