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They are designed to operate at pressures more than 15 psi, and are made of a variety of metals, high-strength plastic or fiberglass. The tanks are usually cylindrical in shape with a horizontal or vertical orientation. Read More…

Air Pressure Tanks Pressure vessels, often referred to as air pressure tanks are used for the storage and containment of fluids, vapors or gases at pressure levels greater than that of atmospheric pressure.
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Oak Lawn, IL  |  800-282-1574

If you are looking for innovative pressure vessels, you’ve come to the right place! We actively manage your project every step of the way. We keep you informed of what we are doing to ensure we keep up to your standards and delivery times.

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Midwest Imperial Steel Fabricators, LLC $$$

Gladwin, MI  |  989-426-4768

Gladwin Tank Manufacturing specializes in custom designed and built ASME tanks and ASME jacketed weldments of any shape or size made from carbon steel, stainless, duplex and nickel alloys.

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Gladwin Tank Mfg., Inc. $$$

West Alexandria, OH  |  937-307-3597

Rexarc is the global leader in acetylene gas plant production, and is trusted in over 50 countries around the world with the generation, purification, and compression of the highly volatile gas. We have the knowledge, attitude, equipment, and processes to support your needs in the vessel production. We also offer value added services of piping, instrumentation, paint, and other controls integration.

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Rexarc International $$$

Springfield, MO  |  417-459-9906

Sho-Me Fabrication, LLC is a Missouri based pressure vessels manufacturer. We are a leading and trusted manufacturer, providing the best service and products in the industry. Our highly skilled and experienced workers have quick turnaround with high quality products. Sho-Me Fabrication is able to fabricate your customized product on site or in our facilities. Contact us to see how we can customize a product to fit your needs.

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Sho-Me Fabrication, LLC $$$

Haverhill, MA  |  978-469-8280

EPSI designs high-pressure systems for manufacturing, testing, research and specialized high-pressure applications. With its unique application-specific approach to R&D, manufacturing, and testing, EPSI has built a tradition of excellence in high-pressure engineering and technology worldwide.

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Engineered Pressure Systems Inc. $$$

Rocky Point, NC  |  910-675-8999

Tank Fab is a fully-integrated pressure vessel manufacturer of ASME and API 650 code autoclave systems. Some of our products include ASME pressure vessels and ASME tanks. We have over 30 years of experience designing autoclave systems—trust us with your next project!

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Tank Fab, Inc. $$$

Berea, OH  |  440-243-6800

Alloy Engineering is ASME code vessel certified and offers extensive expertise in the mechanical design of pressure vessels that will meet rigorous quality standards and procedures. High expertise in the design of vessels fabricated from high-nickel and exotic alloys. Our designs are frequently used in applications with design process conditions up to 1700°F. We also specialize in redesigning current applications to provide more cost-effective and higher performance with longer life.

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Alloy Engineering Company $$$
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Air pressure tanks are orientated either horizontally or vertically depending on the substance being stored and the available space. Other storage options include being used for long or short term substance storage, allowing the mixing of chemicals, or chemical reactions underground, less secure storage above ground, or on the back of large trucks or inside an industrial facility.

The design, production, use and maintenance of high pressure vessels are all controlled by the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, who put forth a set of quality and safety standards for pressure tanks. As even the smallest leak or split seam could cause a catastrophic explosion, the ASME standards are stringent and for optimum safety, should always be followed.

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ASME tanks are used in many industrial applications within the food and beverage, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, plastics, chemical fabrication, heating and filtration industries. They store, mix, act as reactors and are able to heat and cool a wide variety of substances.

Manufacturers of air pressure tanks, often called pressure vessels, fabricate a range of different tanks; from a few hundred pounds per square inch (psi) to up to 150,000 psi from strong metals such as carbon steel, titanium, aluminum or stainless steel. The tanks are usually engineered using one of three processes- forging, welding or brazing, all of which involve heating pieces of metal and joining them together.

Large cold rolled pieces of metal are usually bent into the round shape and then joined. Forging is the process of forming the metal parts through the application of heat and pressure. Welding involves melting two similar metals together by heating their edges until molten. And during the brazing process, the metal pieces are joined by filling the space between them with a nonferrous metal.

Before fabrication, most of the metal has been cold rolled, which creates a stronger metal than hot rolling. The tanks are also often galvanized, quenched or tempered to increase their temperature resistance and tensile strength. Testing of the pressure vessel ensures design technique consistency, proper vessel operation and certification approval. Regular inspection remains necessary to ensure that the vessel continues to meet industrial standards and safety requirements.

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