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Fire protection storage tank

Fire Protection

Tank Connection designs, manufactures and installs the top rated bolted tank design available for fire protection applications…worldwide. Designed to meet Factory Mutual and NFPA 22 requirements, the Tank Connection performance package remains unmatched in the industry.

  • Designed for your specific water reserve requirements
  • Bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) tank construction is available from 5,000 gallons up to 4 million gallons (15,141.65 cubic meters)
  • Outdates API 12B tank construction
  • TC offers hybrid and field-weld tank construction for larger capacity applications

Tank Connection will supply and install components for a complete fire protection water storage system.

Typical components include the following:

  • Vertical Standing Seam Tank Insulation
    • Sidewall and roof panels are constructed from 0.025" thick stucco embossed formed aluminum sheets which are laminated to a 2" thick foil-faced polyisocyanurate foam board
    • Panels are secured to a series of 1/4" stainless steel cables by stainless steel strapping which attach to the preformed standing seam
    • Panels are interlocked and seamed together continuously from bottom to top
    • The ‘R’ value for the system is 12.9
  • Tank Immersion Heaters
    • Designed to be used in conjunction with TC standard tank insulation package
    • Maintains 42° Fahrenheit water temperature at -10 ambient temperature
    • Mounts to tank using 6" 150# flanged nozzle
    • Heating element can be replaced without draining the tank
    • 1.5 to 25 kW range — sized per application
    • 480 Volt / 3 Phase / NEMA 4 rated control box
  • Capacitance Probes — High and Low Level Indication
  • Ultrasonic Transmitters — Continuous Level Indication
  • Automatic Fill Valves
  • Temperature Switches