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Featured Project: Bolted RTP Frac Storage - Alberta, Canada

Operations on the site are handled by a fully automated, computer based inventory controls and storage management system for receiving.

BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE

This state-of-the-art storage terminal facility is designd for both rail and multiple truck loadout bays.

BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE

Each silo for this project contains an environmentally conscious, dustless load out systems with automated positioners and spouts.

BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE

Weigh scales underneath the silos provide real-time material loading information. Integrated video monitoring and controls support allows all operation to proceed from a single computer terminal.

BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE

Tank Connection Requested On TRANSLOADING INDUSTRIAL SAND PROJECT

Application: Transloading Frac Sand

Storage Type: Precision Bolted RTP Design

  • Quantity: 6

  • Diameter: 30 ft (9 m)

  • Height: 102 ft (31 m)

  • Volume: 44,163 cubic feet (1250.6 m3)


Project Details

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. Operations on the site are handled by a fully automated, computer based inventory controls and storage management system for receiving. This controls system is integrated with the automatic load out, weigh scale and ticket printing for commercial transport. 

Each silo contains an environmentally conscious, dustless load out systems with automated positioners and spouts. Weigh scales underneath the silos provide real-time material loading information. Integrated video monitoring and controls support allows all operation to proceed from a single computer terminal. The facility, which will store various grades of sand, supports simultaneous material receiving and multiple truck load-out.

Tank Connection is a leading supplier of turnkey storage terminals for bulk materials. Typical dry bulk applications include petrochem storage, dry food products, wood waste materials, chemical storage facilities, cement terminals, processed grain terminals and aggregate storage facilities.

At Tank Connection, we have a big advantage when it comes to turnkey “design and build” storage facilities. Tank Connection is the only supplier worldwide that manufactures and installs all four types of steel storage tanks including bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel), field-weld, shop-weld and hybrid tank construction. And our manufactured storage systems maintain the highest quality ratings in the industry…which makes the Tank Connection #1 bulk storage applications.

Project Map

Application Transloading Frac Sand

Project BOLTED RTP FRAC STORAGE - SEXSMITH, ALBERTA, CANADA

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.

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.

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.