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  • Bulk Storage Tanks/Systems

    December 16, 2013

    Tank Connection designs, fabricates, and installs all types of steel storage systems, including bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel), field-weld, shop-weld, and hybrid tank construction. Multiple facilities and sales outlets are available worldwide. Tank Connection Affiliate Group,...

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  • Electromechanical Plumb Bob System: An Oldie But Definitely a Goodie

    December 3, 2013

    For as long as there has been a need to store material there has been a need to know how much is being stored at any given time. Whether it is for inventory counts, loading out or in, or batching, there is always someone somewhere in a plant needing to know what is in a silo or other holding bin....

  • Custom Storage Silos for Sanitary Applications

    November 27, 2013

    PPS storage silos and hoppers are custom designed for the specific size and sanitation requirements of the application. Every storage solution considers all bulk storage challenges, including loading, discharging, explosion risk (NFPA), sanitation, environment, product characteristics, and other...

  • Side Door Bin Discharging Large Volumes of Dry Products

    November 20, 2013

    Used primarily in the food and chemical industries for discharging large volumes of dry products, the side door bin’s large door opening allows products prone to bridging to discharge quickly and completely. Custom Powder System’s new gasket-free door design makes this container an even...

  • Customized Storage Solutions

    November 15, 2013

    Pittsburgh Tank works with customers to provide a customized solution to individual storage needs, offering shop, field- and modular-welded tanks that perform to AWS, API, or ASME standards. It has the ability to fabricate a variety of custom-built products and components from carbon steel,...

  • Tank Connection Acquires Manufacturing Facility

    November 7, 2013

    Tank Connection Affiliate Group has acquired a manufacturing facility in southeast KS. The facility was originally built by Bush Hog Manufacturing, was later occupied by Ruskins Manufacturing, and is located in Galesburg, KS. According to TC president, Bill Neighbors, this acquisition is part...

  • Handling Carbon Black and Titanium Dioxide

    November 6, 2013

    Carbon black and titanium dioxide (TiO2) are two of the most difficult powders to handle in bins, hoppers, and feeders. You may conclude that, as the title of this article indicates, designing a handling system for these "nasty" materials is not black and white. If you are not familiar...

  • Understanding XL Hopper Tank Designs for Dry Bulk Storage

    November 6, 2013

    The use of shop-welded steel hopper tanks is common in dry bulk storage applications. Typically, the average size shop-welded tank used to store bulk materials will range from 3500 to 7000 cubic feet per unit. In select applications, shop-welded hopper tanks can exceed capacities of 10,000 cu ft of...

  • Secure Storage: Protecting Your Investment

    October 29, 2013

    Hopper-bottom, smooth-wall silos and stainless steel tanks are utilized across North America for bulk storage and handling of dry flowable products in the commercial and industrial sectors for a variety of applications. When it comes to bulk storage versatility, it is important to store your...