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Tank Trouble Tuesday2021-01-11T21:57:19-06:00

Tank Trouble Tuesday

Jan 162024

 

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

The inspection found that most of the visible tank surfaces were covered in corrosion and the tank bottom was partially obscured by a build-up of sludge. The inspection also found that the tank walls and endcap exhibited areas of possible moisture staining. No water ingress was found.

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

 

Jan 092024

 

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

The inspection found that the visible debris and sediment on the lower half of the tank. Bubbling was observed inside of the tank, originating from a crack or hole in the lower tank wall or tank bottom. The inspection also found peeling at the tank seam and blistering on a large area of the tank wall and endcap.

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

 

Jan 022024

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Midwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 20,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held diesel and had been cleaned by a competitor prior to the TankCam inspection. After the TankCam inspection, the customer requested a TankClean Remote Video Cleaning of the tank.

The inspection found sludge covering the lower half of the tank. As the sludge and residual liquid were removed, an active water ingress was observed on the tank bottom near the fill port.

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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