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Dry Bulk Storage

Tank Connection is the industry leader in dry bulk storage​ tanks. Tank Connection is the only storage tank supplier worldwide that offers all four major types of steel storage tanks. Tank Connection offers bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) storage tanks, field-welded storage tanks, shop-weld storage tanks, and hybrid storage tank construction. For a complete integrated storage tank system including all auxiliary equipment, Tank Connection project management services are the best in the industry. Not only are we recognized as the experts in dry bulk storage applications, but we specialize in all types of "material flow" discharge systems including functional mass flow, funnel flow, expanded flow, active/vibratory discharge and numerous configurations of fluidized hopper designs. In dry bulk storage tank applications, we can minimize and eliminate the problems of yesterday by prescribing the right storage tank system to interface with an existing or new material handling system. We provide total turnkey responsibility supplied by one company, Tank Connection!

With cement storage tank systems, we can provide you with the most cost efficient approach for a complete storage and truck load out facility. In coal storage, we provide functional mass flow or expanded flow discharge systems to prevent material bridging inside the silo and provide reliable material flow. In sand storage, we provide complete rail unload, storage and truck load-out facilities. In lime storage, we lead the industry in turnkey storage systems for limestone, lime, hydrated lime, pebble lime and quicklime applications. The list continues – just know that Tank Connection wishes to partner with you to provide the best dry-bulk storage tank or system to meet the needs of your project.

When your project demands the best technology for storing dry bulk materials, connect with the company that can provide you with answers not rhetoric, Tank Connection!

Tank Connection's Advantage:

  • #1 bolted storage tank design offered worldwide
  • The highest quality field-welded storage tank construction available in North America, meeting API 650 and API 620 requirements
  • Best coating system available for dry bulk storage tank applications
  • Top rated field construction process worldwide (storage silos are jacked from grade level using a proprietary synchronized jacking process)
  • The leading team of experts in dry bulk storage tank applications (over 2,100 years of combined industry experience)
  • Competitive price leader in storage tanks and silos worldwide

Standard product offerings include:

  • Typical hopper slopes: 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 and custom slope in tanks up to 100,000 cubic feet
  • We provide custom design chisel hopper designs for coal and other materials to eliminate inherent bridging problems inside the silo and provide reliable material flow
  • Tank Connection specializes in functional mass flow for specific materials
  • Flat bottom storage available up to 2,000,000 cubic feet
  • Tank Connection dry bulk storage tank specifications can be downloaded within minutes from our website
  • Exterior Fusion 5000 FBE™ coating is unmatched in the "dry bulk" storage industry
  • We provide a complete "storage system" performance package including auxiliary equipment, fill and discharge equipment, foundations design and supply, weigh scales and automated controls
  • We are equipped for immediate worldwide mobilization with fully equipped self-contained shipping containers
  • Both union and non-union field installation services are available
  • We have the ability to cut your field installation timeframe in half contingent upon storage silo construction specified
  • "Golden Rule" customer service on every project
  • Total storage system performance guarantee by one company, Tank Connection
Melbourne, Australia Cement Terminal

Melbourne, Australia Cement Terminal

08/22/2016 · 9:59am

Tank Connection's Bolted RTP silo serves as the centerpiece of this large cement terminal facility in Melbourne, Australia.

Dry Bulk Storage

Dry Bulk Storage

03/30/2016 · 10:43am

Tank Connection is the global leader in Dry Bulk Storage solutions and processes. Our bolted RTP storage silos are precision engineered, won't leak, feature a smoothwall tank interior, are manufactured with a powder coat system, and have unlimited options. Construction of our silos is at grade-level using a proprietary synchronized jacking process.

The Leader In Dry Bulk Storage

The Leader In Dry Bulk Storage

03/29/2016 · 8:48am

In dry bulk storage, we are the industry leader for large bulk storage facilities in North America.

RTP Vs API 12B

RTP Vs API 12B

03/25/2016 · 10:33am

Tank Connection's proprietary RTP (rolled, tapered panel) bolted construction for dry bulk and liquid storage tanks has outmoded API 12B bolted construction. The Bolted RTP design outperforms API 12B with high quality, low maintenance, long life and cost efficiency.

Goodbye API

Goodbye API

03/24/2016 · 10:32am

In spite of claims by some companies that API 12B flanged panels are improved from previous designs, they still fail to meet the exceptional standards of Tank Connection's bolted RTP hopper tank designs featuring smoothwall tank interior, exact manufacturing tolerances and our proprietary coating process.

Shop Welded

Shop Welded

03/23/2016 · 10:21am

Tank Connection, the industry leaders in storage, provide the ultimate shop-welded tank designs, fabrication and coatings. Tank Connection offers a range of products to fit your storage tank needs with welded tank design offerings ranging from 6'-14' diameter and tank heights up to 85' shipped as one piece construction. Check out the Tank Connection Shop-Weld Tank Advantage!

Dry Bulk Coatings

Dry Bulk Coatings

03/19/2016 · 10:37am

Tank Connection teamed up with Akzo Nobel, a global leader in powder coatings and porcelain enamel technologies, to develop the ultimate interior and exterior coatings for dry bulk storage tanks. Our superior coatings ensure quality performance, durable aesthetics and low maintenance.

Bolted RTP Construction

Bolted RTP Construction

03/10/2016 · 12:23pm

Tank Connection's proprietary jacking system has revolutionized field construction! Our synchronized, grade-level hydraulic screw jacks ensure our workers do not leave the ground during construction, making us #1 worldwide for safety and quality control.

Cement Storage Silo Selection

Cement Storage Silo Selection

03/08/2016 · 10:26am

A worldwide manufacturer in cement storage, Tank Connection designs, manufactures and installs all four major types of steel storage silos, including top rated bolted RTP (roll, tapered panel) and hybrid silo designs. Our silos do not leak or develop leaks, take less than half the time to install and utilize a factory-baked powder coat system that out performs all other coatings.

Frac Sand Storage

Frac Sand Storage

03/07/2016 · 10:05am

Tank Connection leads the sand and aggregate storage industry by being the only tank supplier worldwide that designs, manufactures and installs all four major types of steel storage tanks including our superior bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) design. Our design, precision manufacturing, jacked at grade installation and propriety state-of-the-art coating technology backs our reputation, making us the best solution for sand and aggregate storage.

Functional Mass Flow

Functional Mass Flow

03/06/2016 · 10:28am

Tank Connection offers all types of “functional mass flow” storage systems available for the storage of dry bulk materials. Based on a sample of your material tested on a Jenike Shear Tester, Tank Connection can design a “functional mass flow” storage system that will provide consistent, reliable performance in the field. Tank Connection backs it with a performance guarantee.

Fusion 5000 FBETM Coating System

Fusion 5000 FBETM Coating System

03/05/2016 · 10:47am

Tank Connection's Fusion 5000 FBE™ yields superior functional mass flow promotion, reduced hopper slopes and, as a result, cost savings for the client.

XL Dry Bulk Storage

XL Dry Bulk Storage

03/01/2016 · 10:34am

Tank Connection specializes in XL dry bulk storage tanks (7,000 and 10,000 tons) with custom drive-through designs, superior coatings, and a proprietary grade-level, hydraulic screw jack installation process.

Barge-To-Truck Cement Terminal

Barge-To-Truck Cement Terminal

02/12/2016 · 4:13pm

Tank Connection construction crews installed this Barge-to-Truck transloading terminal with a 127’ tall by 41.5’ diameter RTP bolted Cement Storage Silo to store and transfer cement from ocean barges. Tank Connection also designed, supplied and installed the pneumatic conveying piping and the unloading system.

Cement Storage System - Aruba

Cement Storage System - Aruba

02/09/2016 · 8:21am

Tank Connection construction crews battled through the mighty trade winds of Aruba and successfully installed a Barge-to-Truck transloading terminal with a 133’ tall by 42’ diameter Tank Connection RTP bolted Cement Storage Silo at the Barcadera Port in Aruba.

BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE

BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE

02/06/2016 · 3:01pm

This state of the art facility consists of (6) 2000 MT silos with a total operating storage capacity of 8,000 cubic meters. Unique to this facility is the support for both rail and truck material receiving.

Food Storage

Food Storage

02/06/2016 · 2:39pm

Tank Connection constructed a total of eight shop-welded tanks for the Kellogg Company Mexico. Tank Connection shipped the tanks to Calexico, California before the final destination of Mexicali, Mexico.

Pebble lime, Recycle Ash, Well Water

Pebble lime, Recycle Ash, Well Water

02/05/2016 · 4:19pm

This power facility required a pebble lime silo, recycle ash silo and two welded well water tanks for their scrubber and baghouse project. Our pebble lime silo included multiple interior equipment levels, stairs, platforms, entryways, and extensive shell penetrations for customer piping and equipment.

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