Renovation in Arahal, Spain
fuel storage tank in Arahal, Spain, with a storage
capacity of 12,700 m³, was built without concrete shell
in the fifties of the last century.
The steel bottom
plates showed great deformations caused by ground water
pressure and it showed heavy corrosion.
In 2008 the
company Tankbau has got the contract for the complete
A new concrete
bottom with a slope to the pump sump was executed on the
repaired steel bottom. The tank wall with horizontal
stiffeners was covered by a shotcrete wall.
The tba leak protection lining was
applied on the tank wall and bottom.