Storage tanks – United Nations


Horizontal cylindrical tanks, manufactured by using shell plates and dished ends and in accordance with the European Standard UNI EN 12285.2 – Class A “Horizontal Cylindrical Single Skin And Double Skin Tanks For The Aboveground Storage of Flammable And Non-flammable Water Polluting Liquids”.

Project: United Nations
Destination: Republic of Ivory Coast – West Africa

Main Features:
Capacities: 10.000 L , 5.000 L and 2.500 L.
Tanks are butt-welded in accordance with EN 12285-2 , with EN 287-1 “approval testing of welders” and with EN 288 “specifications and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials.
Material: carbon steel S235JR according to UNI EN 10025.
Tanks are equipped with ladder and top platform provided with handrail for maintenance and inspections; ladder and platform are designed and manufactured in accordance with the CAL/OSHA guidelines.
Tanks are provided with two approved steel supports or saddles, designed and manufactured in accordance with Standard EN 12285-2.
850 mm diameter (745 mm clear passage) ingress manhole with tight and bolted cover; bolts used will be in accordance with EN ISO 898-1.
3” filling pipe, complete with ball valves and male Cam lock coupling + dust cup.
Mechanical overfill protection device realized by an overfill prevention valve.
3” suction pipe, complete with foot valve, ball valves and male Cam lock coupling with dust cup.
1 ½ weather-proof vent with equipped with flame arrestor device, ATEX certified.
Additional emergency vent in accordance with NFPA-30 Fire Code to prevent the tank from becoming over-pressurized and possibly rupturing if ever exposed to fire.
300 mm steel inspection hatch with weather tight and lockable cover.
1” suction line (for generator feeding) located at about 80 mm from the tanks bottom and provided with ball valve.
Return line, located on top of the tank.
A steel grounding spike, length 2 m, and grounding cable, length 3m, type N07VK – 35 mm2.
All piping, fittings, couplings, gaskets, flanges, valves are certified about compatibility with Diesel Fuel.
Ball Valves are made in brass CW617N UNI EN12165, ball diamond machined and chromed, seats and stem’s gaskets in pure PTFE, surface sandblasted and nickel plated.
Fittings connections are isolated with a special silicone paste ensuring perfect sealing between different materials.
Tanks are delivered tested (pressure test at 1,5 bar for 2 hours) and ready for installation.
Installation and maintenance manual in English language are provided with tanks.
Tanks are provided with a label including tank serial number, month and year manufacture, manufacturer’s name, test date and other data if required.
Each tank is equipped with two 9 kg dry chemical BC type fire extinguishers.
Tanks and piping are sandblasted at sa2,5 grade (according with ISO EN 8501-1), primed and painted with two-part of epoxy white paint.

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