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. 



Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The inspection revealed several areas of peeling resin on the upper tank walls and several bungs exhibited corrosion. No active ingress was observed at the time of inspection but possible water staining was observed on the ball float shaft. Possible staining was also observed on a section of the upper tank wall.

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 16, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The inspection revealed a liquid dripping from the bung in front of the fill riser. The inspection also showed considerable corrosion on the top 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 9, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A facility in Tanknology's Ohio Valley region requested a TankCam® inspection after failed a tank and line tests. The tank is a singlewall, 8,000 gallon steel tank that held fuel oil. 

The inspection revealed that the tank seam was separating and there were several areas inside the tank that exhibited corrosion. Streaking and staining was observed on the endcap closest to the manway and several areas of exposed steel exhibited oxidation. Drops of condensation were observed on the texture irregularities were visible on top 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 2, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Western Plains region requested a TankCam® inspection of a lined, singlewall, 12,000-gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held midgrade gasoline.

The inspection revealed multiple drips coming from the manway patch on the tank lining. Ingress was also observed originating at a bung and along the end seam of the tank near the ATG. 

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




Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


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

The inspection revealed a section of cracked tank lining on the tank bottom and several areas of cracking  along the tank walls and endcaps. The lower half of the tank exhibited a build-up of residue and the drop tube was found on the tank bottom.  

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




Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tank Trouble Tuesday


A fueling facility in Tanknology's Midwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of a singlewall, 4,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. 

The inspection revealed sections of peeling and flaking on the tank walls. The tank bottom contained sediment, residue and debris. Moisture staining was observed on the tank walls and endcap. 

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