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Tank Stelment measurment?

Tank Stelment measurment?

Tank Stelment measurment?

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How can we measure if a tank (steel condensate tank), a large tank has settled any where?
The tank is empty now.

Thanks

RE: Tank Stelment measurment?

Set up a laser level on the inside at the tank centre, if the tank is large enough and take level shots around the periphery... easy to do and a single person can undertake it (unless enclosed space issues). Start with a cad drawing (circle?) and a location, mark of the start and take readings every couple of paces, or measure the locations. A chunk of 2x4 x 6' as a chord distance and chalk off around the outside of the tank. Walk toward the level about half way and take another shot for each second chord distance. Did this a couple of years back for a tank. Normally measurements are not supercritical, and the method will give you a general idea of any movement. If more precise info required, then lay out a proper grid using chalk.

Dik

RE: Tank Stelment measurment?

Unless you have initial readings immediately after construction, your new elevation readings in and/or around your tank will be have little meaning, except to serve as a basis for next years survey.

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