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Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-09-27T10:40:49-05:00Tue, Oct 4 2022|

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Midwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 12,000-gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held premium unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed a visible crack on the side wall. Blisters were visible on a tank end dome and the ball was missing from the ball float and seen on the bottom of the tank. A patch was visible at the tank bottom and residue was found at the product line.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-09-27T09:59:52-05:00Tue, Sep 27 2022|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Southwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 12,000-gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed widespread internal discoloration. The inspection also revealed areas of what appeared to be liquid staining in the lower half of the tank. No active ingress was observed at the time of the inspection.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-09-07T16:36:49-05:00Tue, Sep 20 2022|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Northwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 12,000-gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held premium unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed multiple cracks in the tank walls, with most appearing along the tank rib lines. The lower half of the tank walls were partially obscured by a build-up of sludge and residue, and the lower tank walls exhibited blistering and a possible pinhole.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-09-07T11:01:01-05:00Tue, Sep 13 2022|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Northwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 10,000-gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held premium unleaded.

The TankCam inspection found a previously unknown bung next to STP. The inspection also found visible corrosion on the tank side walls and top. Corrosion tubercles were visible on the tank top and dirt, sediment and debris were found on the tank bottom.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

National Tanks Conference Panels to Feature Hoffman, Bloch

2022-09-08T12:10:13-05:00Thu, Sep 8 2022|

Brad Hoffman, Vice President of Engineering for Tanknology, will participate in a panel discussion on UST Removal Time at the 2022 National Tanks Conference and Exposition. The panel will convene on Wednesday, September 14 at 1:30 p.m. Also participating in the panel are Michael Hollis, Bureau Chief, New Jersey DEP and Matt Jones, Oil Compliance & Enforcement Subsection Chief, New Hampshire DES. The panel will be moderated by Ryan Haerer, Program Analyst, U.S. EPA OUST.

Jason Bloch, Vice President of Inspection Services for Tanknology, will join Hoffman in a presentation on September 13. The presentation, entitled Inspections: Compliance vs Walkthrough, will take place on Tuesday, September 13 at 3:30 p.m. The presentation will also include Dave Piercey, Vice President of JD2 Environmental Inc.

The 27th National Tanks Conference & Exposition will be held September 13-15, 2022 at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Hoffman has over 30 years of experience with Underground Storage Tank systems, testing and compliance. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tulsa and currently serves as Vice President of Engineering and R&D for Tanknology, where he develops equipment for testing, inspecting, and cleaning tanks, and manages the safety, quality and training programs.

For the last 10 years, Bloch has managed Tanknology’s periodic visual inspection group, and helped grow the start-up service from a single client to its current state, which includes 55 nation-wide inspectors serving over 6,000 locations monthly. A 15-year veteran of the industry, Bloch is a 2002 graduate of The Ohio State University.

A select number of National Tanks Conference presentations will be livestreamed including UST Removal Time. To watch the presentation, click here. The meeting ID is 872 1412 9710 and the passcode is 1947.

For those unable to attend the event, please contact your Tanknology representative to obtain a digital copy of either presentation.

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-09-07T10:39:59-05:00Tue, Sep 6 2022|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Southwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 12,000-gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed possible cracks on the tank side wall and blisters visible throughout the tank. Peeling was found on the lower portion of tank side
wall and flaking was seen near the tank bungs. Exposed tank fibers were visible on the tank side walls.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-08-10T11:55:33-05:00Tue, Aug 30 2022|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Northwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 12,000-gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed residue along the tank walls and sediment and debris at the bottom of the tank. Flaking can be seen around the tank top as well as the upper side walls. The inspection also shows fibers visible along the side walls of the tanks and several areas of concern that look to be cracks.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

 

 

Tanknology Acquires Norton Corrosion

2022-08-23T09:52:53-05:00Tue, Aug 23 2022|

Austin, TX – Tanknology Inc., the world’s largest provider of environmental compliance testing and inspection services, has announced the acquisition of Norton Corrosion Limited (NCL), a Woodinville, Washington-based provider of corrosion inspection services, engineering services and high-quality corrosion control products.

Founded in 1959, Norton Corrosion designs, manufactures and installs state-of-the-art cathodic protection systems and corrosion control products for nearly any application, including service to the Power Generation, Petrochemical, Marine, Defense, Wastewater, Manufacturing, Municipal, Transportation, Aviation, Structural and Agricutural industries. Norton also designs proprietary, state-of-the-art products for specialty applications..

“The transaction provides significant benefits to our client base by adding highly skilled employees, bolstering our nation-wide corrosion protection division and offering our clients best in class corrosion protection services. Norton Corrosion shares in our commitment to a customer-centric culture and delivery of a highest quality of service,” said Allen Porter, Tanknology President and CEO.

“Tanknology’s objective has always been to meet the compliance needs of our customers and international partners. The integration of Norton’s expertise, services, and processes, further expands this mission and positions Tanknology toward many years of growth and industry leadership.”

Tanknology was recapitalized by company management and Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners (HRCP) in 2019. The investment enables Tanknology to continue to grow, both organically and through strategic acquisitions. HRCP is a middle-market private equity firm that seeks to invest in the business to business services, value-added distribution, and highly engineered manufacturing sectors.

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-08-10T11:33:38-05:00Tue, Aug 23 2022|

 

A municipal facility in Tanknology’s Southwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 8,000-gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed severe peeling and flaking of the tank material at the tank top and upper portion of the tank side walls. Tank fibers were visible in some areas on tank side walls. The tank also contained product that partially obscured the tank bottom.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2022-08-10T11:15:38-05:00Tue, Aug 16 2022|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Southwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 10,000-gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed an unused bung near the STP as well as visible corrosion on the tank top. Corrosion tubercles were visible at the tank top while the tank contained product that partially obscured the bottom. Dirt, sediment and debris could be seen on the tank bottom.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

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