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BIOMASS STORAGE TANKS

By definition — Biopower is the use of biomass to generate electricity, or heat and steam required for the operation of a refinery. Biopower system technologies include direct-firing, cofiring, gasification, pyrolysis, and anaerobic digestion. Most power plants use direct-fired systems. They burn biomass feedstock directly to produce steam. This steam drives a turbine, which turns a generator that converts the power into electricity. In some biomass industries, the spent steam from the power plant is also used for manufacturing processes or to heat buildings. Such combined heat and power systems greatly increase overall energy efficiency. Paper mills, the largest current producers of biomass power, generate electricity or process heat as part of the process for recovering pulping chemicals.

In liquid biomass storage, Tank Connection provides the best anaerobic digester design available in the industry today, worldwide. Tank Connection is also an industry leader of dry biomass storage applications. In dry biomass storage the leading unloader is offered by Laidig, which is a flat bottom reclaimer utilized in steel storage silos, concrete domes and silos. Laidig Storage Systems, Inc. is a Tank Connection affiliate company.

Tank Connection is not only the leading supplier of storage tanks used in the power industry in North America, but we also lead the field in biomass storage applications. We know the specific requirements for each application and our storage system technology continues to lead the industry, as we deliver results on every project.

Tank Connection specializes 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. We provide total turnkey responsibility supplied by one company.

In biomass applications, we provide the highest quality storage systems available worldwide. Our customer base includes the industry leaders in biomass technology and ALL the leading power utility companies in North America.

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.