Bolted Steel Tanks

Uses and Applications


There are bolted steel water storage tanks that have been in service for more than 50 years and are a tried and proven, long-term, cost effective solution for a wide array of water related applications such as:

  • Drinking or Potable Water
  • Fire Protection - Fire Sprinkler Water
  • Municipal Water Storage
  • Waste Water
  • Small Water Systems
  • Process Water
  • Finish Water
  • Sludge Storage
  • Filtration tanks
  • Disinfection


Smooth wall bolted silos can be constructed out of Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel and are designed for many agricultural applications such as:

  • Fire Protection
  • Liquid Manure
  • Wastewater
  • Digester tanks
  • Corn - Feedstock Storage
  • Feed storage

Industrial Bulk Storage

Smooth wall bolted silos can be constructed out of Carbon Steel or Stainless Steel and are designed for many dry bulk applications such as:

  • Lime
  • Silica
  • Diatomaceous Earth
  • Coal
  • Barite
  • Kaolin Clay
  • Perlite
  • Salt
  • Bentonite
  • Phosphates
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Vermiculite
  • Alumina
  • Ore
  • Gympsum
  • Feldspar

Petroleum Products

Ranging in size from 100 to approximately 60,000 barrels, thermally cured epoxy coated bolted tanks have been proven to provide maximum corrosion protection in hundreds of thousands of petroleum tank applications worldwide.

  • Crude Oil Storage
  • Distillates
  • Drilling Fluids
  • Fuel Oil
  • Mud
  • Frac Water
  • Wastewater
  • Frac Sand


Bolted tanks and silos are available in a wide range of sizes for storing many food products such as:

  • Flour
  • Dried Distillers Grain
  • Sugar
  • Starch
  • Meals: Soybean, Bone, Corn, Meat, Blood
  • Salt
  • Milk Solids


Bolted steel tanks are an excellent choice for storing dry bulk chemicals and can be equipped and customized to suite each application. Applications include:

  • Carbon Black
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Activated Carbon
  • Urea Pellets
  • Sodium Carbonate
  • Sodium Nitrate
  • Soda Ash
  • Coke
  • Fly Ash
  • Glass
  • Cement
  • Potassium Carbonate


Bolted tanks are commonly used during the manufacturing process and production of many bio-fuels such as bio-diesel, ethanol, etc. Storage applications include:

  • Yeast Tank
  • Bulk Bio-Diesel
  • Caustics
  • Fire Protection
  • Syrup
  • Process Water
  • Raw Feedstock Oils
  • Wastewater
  • Glycerin
  • Corn - Feedstock Storage
  • Methanol
  • Dry Distiller's Grain
  • Lime, Coal & Ash Slurries

Power Generation

For remote locations and limited space bolted steel tanks provide good solutions and are commonly used for:

  • Fly Ash Storage
  • Treatment Bins & Silos
  • Lime Storage
  • Desulphurization Systems
  • Load-Out Silo Structures
  • Coal Storage