What is api 12B?

What is api 12B?

The API-12B Specification for storage of production liquids was designed to provide the oil production industry with safe and economical bolted tanks for use in the storage of crude petroleum and other liquids commonly handled and stored by the production segment.

What is the API for tanks?

The American Petroleum Institute (API) sets the standard that has been designated by the government to regulate the standards for oil tank storage. API is responsible for determining how the tank is designed, the fabrication, construction/welding of the tank, where it is placed, inspection, etc.

What is API 12F tank?

Manufactured API 12F Oil Storage Tanks are designed and created per customer specifications. A 12F tank is a welded-steel vessel designed to store flammable and combustible liquids. These tanks are constructed to store crude petroleum and other liquids commonly stored in the course of oil production.

What is an API 650 tank?

API 650 Vertical flat-bottomed tanks The API 650 is the American standard for welded flat-bottomed vertical storage tanks. The API 650 is widely used for tanks designed to withstand low internal pressures, for the storage of typical products such as crude oil, petrol, chemicals and water.

What is api620?

API 620, Design and Construction of Large, Welded, Low-Pressure Storage Tanks, is a standard developed and published by the American Petroleum Institute that gives requirements for the design and construction of large, welded storage tanks with pressures in their gas or vapor spaces of not more than 15 lbf/in.

How do I get an API certification?

API Certification Programs Application Certification Process : 1. Organizations applying for licensing under the API Monogram Program must develop and maintain quality manuals that describe their quality management system and how it conforms to the requirements of API Spec Q1.

What is the difference between API 650 & 620?

API 620 regulates the design and manufacture of large steel low-pressure storage tanks, usually larger than 300 feet in diameter. By contrast, API Standard 650 is typically used for carbon, stainless steel and aluminium tanks located in terminals, refineries, pipelines and other process facilities.

What is the difference between API 620 and API 650?

How big is an API 12B storage tank?

API 12B fabrication evolved from the oil patch market in the early 1900’s. This standard was developed for a bolted flat bottom tank that would store crude oil. The tank sizes were small (~ 100 to 10,000 barrels in size) and were shipped to the field to be erected by oil field workers.

What is the API 12B monogram license number?

CST’s API 12-B Monogram License Number is 12B-0004 for our Parsons, KS facility. CST was the first certified API-12B Monogrammed tank manufacturer in the world.

What are the specifications for bolted steel tank?

We are one of the only manufacturers to offer both chimed and flat-panel design bolted tanks. Chimed: Our chimed bolted steel tanks are designed to meet both the API 12B specification and AWWA D103-09 standard and have earned NSF 61/372 Certification.

Who is the American Tank Company, Inc?

Contact American Tank Company, Inc. for your potable water storage tank needs. The below 38′ x 32′ 283,000 gallon bolted tank was designed, fabricated, coated and installed in compliance with AWWA D103-09. American Tank Company, Inc. is a family owned & operated business started in 1987 & currently operates under a WBE status.