• 70000L Horizontal Storage Tank
  • 70000L Horizontal Storage Tank

70000L Horizontal Storage Tank

Horizontal storage tank main structure Horizontal storage tank is mainly composed of elliptical tank, base bracket, flange, level meter, top inlet, outlet and other inlet and outlet ports.

Horizontal storage tank main structure

The horizontal tank's structure is simple, it consists of the following parts:

1, Elliptical tank

The main part of horizontal storage tanks is usually made of steel plates, with a certain degree of strength and corrosion resistance. The size and shape of the tank depend on the type and quantity of material to be stored.

2, Base bracket

Horizontal storage tanks require a support structure to support the weight of the tank and the weight of the stored material. The support structure is usually made from steel and has a certain degree of strength and stability.

3, Import and export pipings:

The pipings are made of flange, top inlet, outlet, and other inlet and outlet ports.
Horizontal storage tanks need import and export piping to facilitate the entry and exit of substances. The inlet and outlet pipes are usually made from steel or plastic pipes with certain corrosion resistance.

4. Explosion-proof device:

The explosion-proof devices ensure the safety of stored substances in the Horizontal storage tanks. Explosion-proof devices usually include safety valves, rupture discs, and so on.

5. Liquid level meter:

Horizontal tanks need a liquid level meter to monitor the liquid level of the stored material. The liquid level meter usually includes a float level meter, a radar level meter, and so on.

6. Other accessories:

Horizontal storage tanks also need some accessories to facilitate operation and maintenance, such as ladders, platforms, guardrails, and so on.

The above are the main components of horizontal storage tanks, different horizontal storage tanks may vary in the specific design and manufacturing process.

Horizontal tank features

1. Simple Structure

The horizontal storage tank structure is simple, and it is static equipment.  So it doesn't need too much maintenance, only routine maintenance is ok. During production, the only inspection is the non-destructive testing on the weld seams of the tanks, to ensure equipment is solid, safe, and reliable.

2. Wide application

It has a wide range of applications in petroleum, chemical, fire, food, resin, and other major fields, mainly used to store gas or liquid media.

3. Cost efficiency

Low cost and long service life.

Storage tank working principle

The designers utilized the principle of differential pressure to inject the storage medium into the tank by using the pressure at the external pipe.
Similarly, when the storage medium is to be released from the tank, the pressure in the tank is utilized to release the storage medium from the outlet. 

Differences between the Vertical storage tank and horizontal storage tank

1. The Horizontal storage tank is bigger in capacity.

2. Horizontal storage tanks occupy a larger area than Vertical storage tanks.

3. Vertical containers need to consider the wind load, while Horizontal tanks don't need to.

4. The designer needs to think over the bending moment generated by the weight of the Horizontal storage tank.

5. Most of the Horizontal tank is not high, so a designer can ignore column static pressure. While he needs to count into the column static pressure when calculating the pressure for the Vertical tank.

Classification of stainless steel tanks according to use

  • brewing stainless steel tanks,
  • food stainless steel tanks,
  • pharmaceutical stainless steel tanks,
  • dairy stainless steel tanks,
  • chemical stainless steel tanks,
  • petroleum stainless steel tanks,
  • building materials stainless steel tanks,
  • electric power stainless steel tanks,
  • stainless steel tanks,
  • metallurgical stainless steel tanks.

  • 70000L Horizontal Storage Tank