Information on Steel Contact Tanks
FAQ: What is the pressure rating for an 8,000 gallon steel tank?
Question on chlorine contact tanks: I need some technical information on the chlorine contact steel tank.
What is the pressure rating for these tanks for a volume of about 8000 gallons and what is the optimal
chlorine contact pressure?
Answer: Thank you for contacting us! We do offer a variety of steel tanks that may be able to work for yourapplication, including a chlorine contact steel tank that has been built in accordance to the ASME Pressure Vessel Code.
Specifications and Requirements
Sizes for these chlorine contact steel tanks are based on site restrictions, available pumping rate, and minimum required chlorine contact time. The required chlorine contact time for these tanks is around 30 minutes (CT = 30 mg-min/L).
Typical Product Specifications
- Volume: 200 - 30,000 gallons
- Diameter: 3'0" - 10'6"
- Straight Shell Length: 5'0" - 44'0"
- Depth of ASME Head in Inches: 6.625 - 21.625
- Total Overall Length: 6'1" - 47'7"
- T Dimension at 2/3 Volume: 22" - 79"
ASME Compliance Requirements
Due to the high quality of these tanks, steel chlorine contact tanks are built to meet several different specifications and requirements. If you are looking for a specific pressure level for your tank, please don't hesitate to ask. We do often offer several custom-built steel models that can be used for the safe storage in your location.
Typical ASME codes these tanks are built to includes:
- Built in Accordance to ASME Unfired Pressure Vessel Codes
- Welded, Tested and Created Thickness to meet code