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Featured Project: Shop-Welded Tanks - Mexicali, Mexico

Tank Connection designs, manufactures, and installs shop-welded storage tanks and integrated storage systems in sizes ranging from 6’-14’ diameter, with heights up to 85’ in one piece.

Food Storage

Global leaders of custom engineered storage tank systems, solutions and services. Our bulk storage tank systems are recognized around the globe for setting a new benchmark of quality and field performance.

Food Storage

Tank Connection is the engineer’s first choice in large volume storage applications. Our client base consists of Fortune 1000 companies and the leading international engineering design firms.

Food Storage

Tank Connection Requested On Rice & Wheat Bran Storage

Application: Rice & Wheat Bran

Storage Type: Shop-Weld

  • Quantity: 4

  • Diameter: 14 ft (4.27 m)

  • Height: 87 ft (26.52 m)

  • Volume: 10,000 cubic feet (283.2 m3)

  • Quantity: 4

  • Diameter: 12 ft (3.66 m)

  • Height: 65 ft (19.81 m)

  • Volume: 5,000 cubic feet (141.6 m3)


Project Details

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. Two tanks are 14’ x 87’, storing long white wheat bran, two tanks are 14’x87’, storing whole medium grain rice, and four tanks are 12’x65’, storing long grain or mill run medium grain rice. In addiction to the tanks, Tank Connection provided 2 screw unloaders and 8 air vent filters. 

Tank Connection offers the best in custom design shop-welded storage tanks and integrated storage systems. Tank Connection remedies storage problems of the past by prescribing the correct variables of hopper slope, outlet size, outlet configurations, materials of construction, surface finish, active flow-aid devices, passive flow-aid devices, internal coating systems, external coating systems, applicable codes and the correct flow type required for each application. 

Tank Connection designs, manufactures, and installs shop-welded storage tanks and integrated storage systems in sizes ranging from 6’-14’ diameter, with heights up to 85’ in one piece.   

Project Map

Application Rice & Wheat Bran

Project Food Storage - MEXICALI, MEXICO

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.