We have recently become aware of tanks that have failed testing due to leaking through the manway lid.
The recommended sequence is to start at 6 o’clock then go to 12 o’clock and then continue the same sequence clockwise.
It is also important not to overtighten the bolts, they should not exceed 169 newton metres.
Fibretank Systems Pty Ltd | Storage Tanks
FTS specialise in the design and manufacture of storage tanks for fuel, chemicals, water and waste, silos for dry products and specialty vessels for industrial processing.
FTS make an extensive range of standard tanks, in steel and fibreglass, for underground and onground applications as well as the custom manufacture of tanks to client’s specifications.
All FTS tanks are built to exceed Australian and UL Standards