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Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

(OP)
Hi all,
Please, what are the critical contents required in a method statement for dismantling floating roof for a storage tank?

Thanks

RE: Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

They are usually pretty light  - in the 3-7 psf range - check this out.

Biggest problem is they truly do float - so dismantling can be tricky.  We usually put light weight shoring (think scaffolding) under the whole thing and then dismantle.

RE: Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

Make sure that the instructions require demolition, removal and disposal.
Otherwise, you might end up with a pile of contaminated metal in you parking lot.

RE: Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

And BTW - do it symmetrically - so loads don't become too unbalanced.

RE: Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

(OP)
Thanks for the comments.
When  cranes are used to lift cut sections, are there special consideration? e.g would it be necessary to have a lifting plan and run any calculation based on the load chart for the crane

RE: Dismantling Floating Roof for a Storage Tank

Once you have determined the weights of the sections - YES - make sure the crane is capable.

And do it in smaller sections and symmetrically!!

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