Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Gulf Coast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 6,000 gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held E85.

The TankCam inspection revealed oxidation, residue, and minor corrosion in the tank. The inspection also showed unusual stains at striker plate and the seam between side and endcap 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, November 5, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The TankCam inspection revealed a build-up of sediment on the tank bottom. Some residue build-up was observed on the tank walls near the product line and white discoloration was seen on the top of the tank. Some peeling of a surface film was observed, but appeared to have no effect on the integrity of the fiberglass itself. Some corrosion was observed in the manway around the STP.

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



Tuesday, October 29, 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 regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection revealed an active ingress through a crack in endcap near endcap seam. Residue, flaking and peeling was seen throughout tank. The TankCam inspection properly identified the source of ingress.

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



Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Gulf Coast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 6,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held diesel.

The TankCam inspection revealed sludge and debris along tank bottom. The inspection also showed wrinkling of tape along the end dome seam. After a TankClean treatment to clean the tank, the TankCam showed no signs of integrity issues. 

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



Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The TankCam inspection revealed a build-up of residue on much of the lower half of the tank surface. Areas of possible blistering and/or flaking were observed through the residue on the tank walls and endcaps. The inspection also showed possible moisture staining on the tank walls. A drip was seen coming from the STP area and white streaking and staining were observed on the top and walls 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, October 8, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The TankCam inspection revealed fluid dripping from ATG bung at a rate of about 3 drops each minute. The ATG bung and riser appeared to be bent and a white horizontal stain was observed around the tank perimeter.  One side of tank had small horizontal stains with no apparent source of ingress. Cosmetic blemishes were observed throughout 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, October 1, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The TankCam inspection revealed oxidation and corrosion throughout the tank. Corrosion was seen on ATG riser and an spparent ingress of water was observed in ATG riser and near STP bung. Ripples caused by drops falling from near STP bung were observed during the test.

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