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Field Erected Storage Tanks

The members of the STI/SPFA Field Erected Tank Section build steel tanks that meet or exceed the requirements of AWWA, NSF, API and industry standards. Members of STI/SPFA produce elevated, reservoir and standpipe water storage tanks. They also produce storage tanks for the petrochemical industry and special storage systems.

Tanks can be designed to hold from 50,000 to several million gallons, are provided with foundations, and often finished with elaborate painted graphics and color schemes. Tanks may incorporate cathodic protection and piping. Some water tank designs allow for several floors, office space and other facilities. Private, municipal, and industrial water system engineers and operators specify steel tanks for their reliability, long-term value, and low, predictable normal maintenance.


STI/SPFA Terminal Tank Construction Course at ILTA
Join STI/SPFA for the Terminal Tank Construction Course, held in conjunction with ILTA. The course will be held June 5 in Houston, Texas from 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. Register now...

Topics covered include:
•    Considerations for Locating API Industrial Tanks
•    Corrosion Protection of Industrial Tanks
•    The API 650 Data Sheet: The Purpose, Benefits and Dangers
•    API Tank Construction
•    Inspection and Application of Coatings and Linings
•    Requests for Proposals -How to prepare an RFP to get an accurate, timely proposal
•    Tank Repairs and Modifications Overview
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


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