Dubai, UAE

What is a tank?

What is a tank

Tanks can be described as large containers which are used to store different things. That is why it won’t be wrong to call these tanks by another name that is the storage tanks. Tank manufacturers in UAE are in this business for a lot of time and they have shown par excellence in this field of business. You can find this info about this type of storage tanks in this article below. Tanks are used for the purpose of storing large amounts of liquids in them. These liquids are of many different types. A tank or a storage tank is also used for the storage purpose of compressed gas. These types of tanks are usually used in the commercial settings. Industries have the use of these storage tanks very common. In general the tanks are used to store many things. These things can be petroleum, waste matter, water, chemicals, and other hazardous materials.

Another common thing that these tanks store is the liquid in both organic form and non-organic form. They also store within them different types of vapors as well. Since storage tanks are used for industrial and commercial purpose, they are made in such a way that they are designed under some particular specifications so that they do not have any differences between them when they are ready to use. These specifications fall under the American Petroleum Institute API-650 specification.

Sizes of storage tanks

Storage tanks come in many different sizes. Ranging from 2 to 60 m diameter or more, these tanks are available in many specifications so that any of the task can be carried out using these types of storage tanks.

Tanks are not just placed anywhere, exposed to certain sunlight or extreme weather conditions, whereas they are stored and placed inside a sort of a container for the tanks. These containers type structure is usually called as a containment basin which are built before so that these tanks can be installed in their conveniently. The purpose of installing a tank in a containment basin the fact that liquids might even spill from the tank or gases might even escape from there. That is why these are tanks are placed in a containment basin so as to avoid any type of spill and leakage.