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What are Field Erected Steel Tanks?

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What are Field Erected Steel Tanks? We are glad that you asked. They are specialized steel above ground storage tanks that are essential to life in many are as of the world.

There are no standardized Field Erected Steel Tanks. They are not Shop-Built tanks. They are named for the way they are built. They are far too large to be built or put together inside a shop and then transported to the site unlike shop fabricated tanks that range in sizes of 1,000 to 30,000 gallons. Field erected tanks can start out at 550 gallons and range all the way up to several million gallons. Due to the large nature of these tanks, the materials are shipped to the site and assembled from the foundation up.

The Field Erected Steel Tanks are manufactured using high strength corrugated galvanized steel equipped with a portable PVC internal liner.  They can be used in a variety of Applications such as:

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  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Fire Suppression
  • Water Well Storage Tanks
  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Storm Water Detention and Treatment
  • Irrigation
  • Aquaculture
  • And Many More Uses

One great thing about Field Erected Steel Tanks is that they are very sustainable. Steel is world’s most recycled material. 92% of the steel in North America is recycled annually. Currently, most new steel contains a minimum of 20% recycled material. For the fabrication industry, steel scrap is the largest single source for raw materials. There is about 80 million tons of steel scrap recycled in the United States alone.

Steel is a very good choice when choosing a tank. We pride ourselves in providing high quality tanks and services. You can see more about our steel tanks by

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We offer steel tank accessories such as ladders, PVC liners, level indicators, various inlets, outlet and venting sizes, side Panel access hatches, float valves and switches, gravel rings and more!  We also offer up to 20-year Manufacturer’s Warranty on our materials and workmanship and also offer freight.

All our tanks meet the AWWA and OSHA Codes and Standards, The Seismic Zones 4c Standards, NSF 61 Portable Drinking Water Standards ANSI/FDA approved, 165 MPH Wind Rating, NFPA 22 Standards and Designed to IBC 2013 codes.

Tanks for stopping by our blog!

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