PTS offers a comprehensive range of repair services for welded tank shells. Our field repair crews are experienced with welded tank codes API 650, API 653, API 620, and API 12D, and bolted tank codes AWWA D100 and D103.
Tank Buckling Repair
Shell buckling is often caused by wind damage, vacuum during offloading, earthquake, or foundation settlement, and can severely compromise the structural integrity of a tank shell. Our team is experienced with diagnosing the cause of buckling, replacing the buckled metal and reinforcing the shell to prevent future issues.
Tank Shell Dents
Do you really need to fix that tank shell dent? Let PTS advise your maintenance staff with a fitness-for-service evaluation. Depending on the location, type, and size of the dent, your tank may require a shell patch or insert.
Tank Shell Corrosion
As water or water vapor work into paint holidays and hidden crevices it causes corrosion. PTS will work with you to create a cost-effective repair plan to patch or replace the damaged tank shell and get the tank back into service.
Tank Shell Hole Patches
Whether you are dealing with a tank shell puncture, crack, rust, or other issues, PTS will have a solution to repair your tank shell to API 653 requirements.
Hot Tap Nozzles
In some cases, a nozzle hot tap is the only way to change nozzle configuration in an above-ground storage tank. API 653 lays out the requirements for hot taps for in-service tanks. PTS has the expertise needed to evaluate your project's requirements and install a nozzle with a hot tap machine.