Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The TankCam inspection revealed an active water ingress through a crack in the endcap. 
The inspection found residue, flaking and peeling throughout 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, December 31, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The TankCam inspection revealed discoloration and residue throughout the tank. Blistering, flaking, and peeling were also seen in the tank. Sediment and debris were found on the tank bottom and heavy corrosion and leaks were found in the sump. 

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



Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Western Plains region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 10,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held unleaded.

The TankCam inspection revealed mainly cosmetic blemishes in the tank. The tank bottom was obscured by the product and drips into the product pool was observed during vacuum, largely near endcap top seam at the fill end 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, December 10, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Western Plains region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 10,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held Jet A.

The TankCam inspection revealed corrosion in the ATG riser pipe. Residue was observed on bottom and sides of tank and a float from floating suction system was found in the product.

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



Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Southeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 12,000 gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held diesel.

The TankCam inspection revealed water dripping down the exterior of the back siphon tube and showed a buildup of possible microorganism growth or calcium deposits. The tank bottom exhibited a build up of sludge, oxidation, corrosion, debris, and water. Other metallic components of the tank, including the riser and tank top, also exhibited 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, November 26, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Northeast region requested a TankCam® Tank Material Verification. The tank was 10,000 gallons and held unleaded gasoline.

The TankCam inspection showed conclusive visual evidence of the presence of a steel 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, November 19, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Southwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 2,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held diesel.

The TankCam inspection revealed discoloration and residue throughout the tank. Residue and sludge could be seen on bottom of tank and exposed fibers observed on small area on side. Corrosion could be seen on riser bungs. 

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