The above ground vertical welded storage tanks are commonly used in various industries to allow the operation facilities to store any fluid with a large volumetric quantity with low storage cost.
API 650 standard published by the American Petroleum Institute to ensure that the storage tank’s design, fabrication, erection and testing are done to match the required safety requirements also to regulate the relation between the buyer, third party and the manufacturer.
The standard (API 650) is limited to the operating pressure as the maximum accepted internal pressure to use this code is less than 18 kPa.
The API 653 standard is specialized in tank inspection, repair, alteration, and reconstruction of atmospheric storage tanks aims to standardize the evaluation and repair criteria.
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