Tanks

Fiberglass Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks & Piping 50+ Year History

  Sullivan D. Curran P.E., Executive Director     50+ Year History: For more than 50 years, fiberglass underground petroleum storage tanks and piping have established an outstanding reputation for corrosion resistant, product...

Fiberglass Underground Storage Tank Success In the USA

Sullivan (Sully) D. Curran P. E., Executive Director I.  Introduction and Scope Competition between steel and fiberglass tank manufacturers has resulted in product comparisons and superiority claims in several areas. While tanks typically are warranted ...

Overfill Prevention of Petroleum Underground Storage Tanks and Adverse Unintended Consequences  

I.  Introduction EPA UST Overfill Prevention Rule: The September 23, 1988 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 40CFR Parts 280 and 281 Technical Requirements for regulated Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) required equipment that is capable of preventing ...

UST Deflection and Striker Plates Past and Present

Sullivan (Sully) D. Curran P.E., Executive Director I.  Introduction “Deflection” plates per Underwriters Laboratories UL 1316 Glass-fiber-Reinforced Plastic Underground Storage Tanks for Petroleum Products and “striker” plates per UL 58 Steel Un...