Products & Services: Tanks, Structures

Aug. 1, 2009
The Tank Connection Affiliate Group has announced a new line of elevated water tanks.

Elevated water tanks

The Tank Connection Affiliate Group has announced a new line of elevated water tanks. The company offers over a dozen different elevated steel tank designs with an unlimited number of aesthetic add-on features. A variety of pedestal designs allow the company to offer an expanded range of tank sizes. Current sizes offered range from small (250,000 gallons) up to XL sizes (over 4 million gallons). Pedestal designs include composite, field-weld or bolted RTP construction. The tanks are available with expanded coating warranties due to specialized (powder on powder) fusion coating systems.

Tank Connection Affiliate Group
Parsons, KS
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Relief valves

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Norman Noe offers brass relief valves that help control water system pressure when a water storage tank is off line. The valves are installed on fire hydrants and allow users to pump water directly into the system while the water storage tank is out of service for inspection, painting or various emergencies. The adjustable valves are preset at 65 psi and come complete with brass fireplug and fire hose discharge adapters and pressure gauge.

Norman Noe Co.
Nineveh, IN
Tel: 317-933-2274 Web:
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IBC storage

The new Ultra-IBC HardTop safely stores intermediate bulk container tanks outdoors. Designed to accommodate tanks up to 360 gallons in capacity, the unit features a lockable closure. The all-polyethylene units can be used to store chemicals for future use or to house chemical feed systems. The upper roll-top cover and lower swing-out doors are designed for convenient loading and unloading. The 2-way entry system is located on two opposite sides of the unit, allowing easy access to the IBC.

UltraTech International Inc.
Jacksonville, FL
Tel: 800-353-1611
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Fiberglass shelters

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Bevco Engineering’s fiberglass shelters are self-contained, prewired, and designed to protect municipal generators, safety showers, pumps, chlorination and monitoring equipment, and other field instruments from the elements. Most models feature one-piece molded construction with no gaps or seams, offering resistance to chemicals, heavy rains, salt water and moisture. Fiberglass reinforced polyester EHD with HG gel coat finish provides extended, maintenance-free life and will not rot or corrode. The all stainless steel door hardware provides rust and corrosion resistance to moisture and most chemicals.

Bevco Engineering Co.
Sussex, WI
Tel: 262-820-2400
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Wet wells, lift stations

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With a 30-year history of providing fiberglass underground tanks for the petroleum, water and wastewater industries, Xerxes has applied its extensive design and manufacturing experience to developing a product line of wet wells/lift stations. The company’s fiberglass wet wells are designed for structural integrity, corrosion resistance and long-term performance. Manufactured using premium resin and an integral rib design for superior strength, the wet wells are available in 6', 8', 10' and 12' diameters, including custom kit-up models where items such as pump mounts, discharge piping and slide rails are factory installed.

Xerxes Corp.
Minneapolis, MN
Tel: 952-887-1890
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Prestressed concrete tanks

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DYK Inc. has extensive expertise in the design, prestressing and construction of buried or architecturally enhanced water and wastewater storage tanks. For nearly 50 years, the company has worked with clients to complete the storage of over 3 1/2 billion gallons of liquid in well-known municipal and private facilities worldwide. Photo shows current construction of two 32.0 MG tanks in Syracuse, NY.

DYK Inc.
El Cajon, CA
Tel: 800-227-8181
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Chlorine injection system

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SolarBee’s new Chlorine Boost System helps improve water quality in potable water storage tanks and compliance with EPA Stage 2 disinfection byproduct (DBP) rules. Designed for use with the company’s water mixing equipment, the portable system boosts chlorinated and chloraminated water tanks with a sodium hypochlorite injection to keep residual chlorine levels optimal. It helps solve nitrification and loss-of-residual problems that occur in up to two-thirds of chloramine-treated tanks. The system is especially effective during warm months when problems associated with rapid growth of ammonia oxidizing bacteria are most acute.

SolarBee Inc.
Dickinson, ND
Tel: 970-484-3437
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Double wall tanks

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Chem-Tainer’s double wall storage tanks provide a solution to environmental containment, concerns and regulations. Manufactured from UV stabilized linear polyethylene, the tanks are designed for both indoor and outdoor applications. The enclosed design of the double wall tanks prevent rain, snow and debris from collecting within the containment tank. The tanks are available in capacities from 50 to 6,000 gallons in multiple configurations. The 50 gallon tank shown is designed to fit through a 28" opening.

Chem-Tainer Inc.
W. Babylon, NY Tel: 800-275-2436
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Filler compound

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Sauereisen’s Hi-Build Filler Compound No. 209HB is an epoxy material specifically designed to refinish large surfaces and to seal gaps and joints within concrete. The compound is formulated to minimize sagging thereby enabling thick application of the product where larger cracks and other irregularities are present in concrete and brick substrates. It is easy to apply and provides a smooth finish that enhances an appropriate bonding surface for epoxy topcoats. The compound is ideal for the restoration of old concrete and brick substrates and for the surface preparations of new concrete.

Pittsburgh, PA
Tel: 412-963-0303
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Steel bolted tanks

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Columbian TecTank specializes in the in-house design, manufacture and erection of factory-coated, steel bolted storage tanks used for a wide range of municipal storage needs. The company’s municipal liquid tank applications include potable water, fire protection, wastewater, process water, sludge storage, leachate and aerobic/anaerobic digesters. Its factory applied coatings provide durable coverage with exceptional corrosion resistance.

Columbian TecTank
Tel: 913-621-3700
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Pipe fittings

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Two new “add-on” fittings from Easyfit allow for the modification and expansion of existing tubular pipe structures without having to dismantle the structure. The EFA03G Short Tee and EFA40G Crossover fittings are available in two sizes each to fit 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" nominal pipe and are designed for building and modifying handrails, guard rails and safety barriers. The Short Tee fitting is designed to join an upright and horizontal rail while the Crossover fitting provides a 90° offset crossover joint within the structure.

Easyfit Inc.
North Canton, OH Tel: 877-327-9348 Web:
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Tank covers

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Defender Tank Covers from Environetics are less expensive than fiberglass or aluminum and are custom built to fit your tank. Clear span structural aluminum frames provide strength and the reinforced geomembrane covers reduce cost. Hinged hatches allow simplified access and modular construction enables rapid installation. Applications include odor containment, algae control and thermal protection.

Environetics Inc.
Lockport, IL
Tel: 815-838-8331
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Fiberglass tanks

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Flowtite® Water Tanks from Containment Solutions are suited for potable and non-potable water applications including green building initiatives. The underground fiberglass tanks can apply to several LEED® categories. They are lightweight and non-corrosive and come in sizes ranging from 600 – 60,000 gallons. The tanks can be used for rainwater harvesting, landscape irrigation, graywater reuse and even stormwater collection and treatment. The Flowtite line of tanks includes septic, fire protection, grease interceptors and more.

Containment Solutions
Tel: 877-274-8265
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Water tank anode

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The MATCOR PF™-Water Tank Anode was developed specifically to combat corrosion in water storage tanks. Whether the tank is ground-level or elevated, bare steel or coated, the anode can protect the structure for a minimum of 20 years. The anode is NSF Certified for potable water use and is available in a variety of current outputs. It can be installed in rings, horizontal to the tank bottom or suspended vertically into the tank or riser.

Tel: 800-523-6692
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Aluminum covers

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Conservatek is a manufacturer and installer of custom designed aluminum covers for municipal water and wastewater applications. The company’s product offering includes aluminum geodesic domes, extruded and formed flat covers, truss and joist supported cover structures and custom architectural cover designs for use in a variety of applications. Its covers are used for storage tank applications in water, wastewater and petroleum as well as large dome structures for the storage of dry bulk materials.

Conroe, TX Tel: 936-539-1747 Web:
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The BakerCorp Steel Fixed Axle Tank is ideal for a variety of applications, including sewage plant outages. Constructed of one-quarter inch ASTM A36 carbon steel and ranging from 18,900 to 21,000 gallons, the tanks can be manifolded together for larger projects. “V” bottom and round bottom floor designs allow for easy cleanout. Additional product features include four-inch butterfly valves and a chemical resistant coating.

Seal Beach, CA
Tel: 800-635-7349
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Optically active pigment system

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Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings offers its Duraplate® UHS Ultra High Solids Epoxy with fluorescing Optically Active Pigments (OAP), allowing tank lining applicators to check the coating instantly for pinholes, holidays and other discontinuities and verify uniform coverage and proper film thickness. The formulation now is the only product of its type meeting the requirements of NSF Standard 61 for potable water tanks of at least 1,000 gallons.

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings
Cleveland, OH
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Epoxy coating

International Paint Protective Coatings has introduced CEILCOTE® 600HB Flakeline, a two-component, high build, glass flake reinforced epoxy system that provides improved chemical resistance to alkalis, inorganic acids and many aromatic and aliphatic solvents. The coating was developed to provide long lasting corrosion protection and to require fewer man hours to apply. Designed to be spray-applied in a single coat at a thickness of 30-50+ mils DFT, often without a primer, the coating saves on application costs.

International Paint Protective Coatings
Houston, TX
Tel: 440-297-8664
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Concrete forming systems

Octaform Systems Inc., a manufacturer of finished concrete forming systems, has completed the requirements of the NSF Drinking Water Certification Program. The company provides finished, stay-in-place concrete forming systems and also provides pre-cast and tilt-up single side panels. Acquiring NSF certification allows the company’s products to be used in the growing municipal water treatment market.

Octaform Systems Inc.
Tel: 888-786-6282
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Tank level switch

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The FLT93 Tank Level Switch from Fluid Components International (FCI) is now rated for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 compliant service. The switch has been classified as a Type A subsystem in accordance to IEC 61508-1 with a hardware failure tolerance of 0. The Probability of Failure on Demand (PFD) meets SIL-2 capability standards. Depending on the model chosen, the level switch measures tank level or interface up to ±0.1 inch accuracy with a repeatability of ±0.05 inch. It operates within temperatures from -100°F to 500°F and has been hydrostatically proof pressure tested to 3500 psig.

Fluid Components International
San Marcos, CA
Tel: 800-854-1993
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