Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Midwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 12,000 gallon doublewalled fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The facility also requested a TankClean® Remote Video UST Cleaning. The tank held regular unleaded.

The inspection revealed a small amount of sludge at the bottom of the tank, which was removed by the TankClean process, a video-guided system which utilizes the proprietary TankCam® video inspection camera. The tank was later returned to service. 

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending. 



Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Northeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 2,000 gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The facility also requested a  TankClean® Remote Video UST Cleaning. The tank held diesel.

The inspection revealed a significant amount of sludge at the bottom of the tank, which was removed by the TankClean process, a video-guided system which utilizes the proprietary TankCam video inspection camera. The tank was later returned to service. 

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending. 



Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Southeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 8,000 gallon  lined steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held premium unleaded.

The inspection revealed that the tank showed visible cracks, pinholes, blisters, and corrosion at
multiple locations. The lower half of tank obscured by product and staining. 

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending. 



Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Gulf Coast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 10,000 gallon  singlewall steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held super unleaded.

The inspection revealed that the lining of the tank had failed. The inspection showed widespread cracking and delamination of the lining on the tank bottom, primarily around the STP area. The tank bottom also contained various pieces of debris, including gravel, metal and residue build-up. 

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending. 



Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Gulf Coast region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 8,000 gallon  fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The inspection revealed several areas with possible cracks and much of the tank bottom was covered by sludge. Peeling resin and exposed fibers were observed on the top of the tank. The tank surfaces exhibited widespread discoloration and STP shaft and bung showed corrosion. 

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending. 



Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Northeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 8,000 gallon singlewalled fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held super unleaded.

The inspection revealed discoloration on the tank walls and a significant amount of debris on the tank bottom. The inspection also showed blistering and flaking in several parts of the tank.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending. 



Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Ohio Valley region requested a TankCam® inspection of an 8,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held premium unleaded.

The inspection revealed water ingress near the fill riser and two cracks with active ingress near center seam on each side of the tank. The inspection showeed several patches in the tank as well as blistering and flaking.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.