Pressure vessels are use to contain fluids, vapors or gases for the purposes of storage, mixing or transportation. Read More…
Midwest Imperial Steel Fabricators, LLCOak 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.$$$
Gladwin Tank Mfg., Inc.Gladwin, MI | 989-426-4768
Gladwin Tank Manufacturing specializes in custom designed and built ASME tanks and ASME jacketed weldments of any shape or size made from carbon steel, stainless, duplex and nickel alloys.$$$
Rexarc InternationalWest Alexandria, OH | 937-307-3597
Rexarc’s focus is on the fabrication of custom stainless and carbon steel pressure vessels. We welcome applications with pressures between 500 and 5,000 psi. After nearly 100-years of being in business, Rexarc has the knowledge, attitude, equipment, and processes to support your needs in vessel production and value add services of piping, instrumentation, paint, and other controls integration. Rexarc’s traditions of customization, communication, and commitment to on-time delivery of products has been passed down through four generations of family leadership. Our customers know that we were here yesterday, we are here today, and we will be here tomorrow.$$$
Sho-Me Fabrication, LLCSpringfield, MO | 417-202-0885
Sho-Me Fabrication, LLC is a Missouri based pressure vessels manufacturer. We are a leading and trusted manufacturer, providing the best service and products in the industry. Our highly skilled and experienced workers have quick turnaround with high quality products. Sho-Me Fabrication is able to fabricate your customized product on site or in our facilities. Contact us to see how we can customize a product to fit your needs.$$$
Midwest Tank CompanyBig Lake, MN | 763-263-0747
Midwest Tank Company has provided quality tanks to small and large corporations and contractors since 1972. Our reputation is built on exceptional services and customer satisfaction! Our fabrication techniques have been developed through years of tank specialization, combined with personnel who are experienced in all phases of our operation.$$$
Steel-Pro IncorporatedRockland, ME | 207-596-0061
Steel-Pro Incorporated has been serving the industry since 1978. As a major manufacturer of quality tanks, vessels and equipment, we are located in the North-East with competitive prices throughout the United States. With over 45 years of experience, we perform every aspect of the process to the highest standards.$$$
Gulf Coast Alloy Welding, Inc.Humble, TX | 281-821-0543
Since 1981, Gulf Coast Alloy Welding has been a well-known and trusted leader in the pressure vessels industry. We attribute our success to our years of experience and our highly skilled, quality-driven workers. Our pressure vessels have wall thicknesses up to 8” and can handle pressure up to 15,000 PSI. We strive to have the highest quality products in the industry while continuously improving and expanding.$$$
The ASME code of vessel manufacturing standards is the most commonly followed one, although specialized industries may have their own further requirements for manufacturing standards. ASME tanks are used in a wide range of industrial applications such as chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, oil and fuel and plastic industries.
Engineers are required to abide by ASME standards for design components such as materials used for vessel construction, size, shape, temperature range and intended pressure level. In addition, once being used for processing applications, tanks and vessels are required to be regularly inspected and maintained according to ASME levels, checking for leaks, cracks or ruptured seams.
As every process which uses a pressure tank is under great force and compression, even small irregularities or cracks in a vessel could result in both property and physical damage due to an explosion, fire and flying shrapnel metal. ASME pressure vessels are measured in gallons according to their capacity, and can range anyway from 50 to several thousand gallons.
Many specifics of ASME tank construction are dependent on the intended application of the tank. There are standard options which are able to meet a wide variety of pressure vessels needs, however tanks can also be constructed according to custom specifications.
There are a number of other construction options when it comes to designing tanks such as: removable or attached lids, stands and supports for tanks that are situated on their sides, stairways and ladders for individuals that work around large tanks, sight glass windows for monitoring the liquid inside, and process plumbing for applications requiring the process.
There are three common processes that engineers usually create ASME vessels with: forging, welding and brazing, all of which involve heating pieces of metal and then joining them in the form of the vessel. Furthermore, tanks can be horizontally or vertically placed, with support braces for larger tanks to prevent collapse if necessary.
They can be located above ground or underground, depending on their intended use and whether easy access to a tank is a factor in the process or not. Smaller tanks can be mounted on the back of a large truck or vehicle and used for portable storage, mixing or processing. Tanks can be made of stainless steel, titanium, carbon steel, nickel or aluminum, or from thermoplastics with high strength properties.