The Small Vessel Group focuses on quick turnaround for standard stainless vessels supplied to the pharmaceutical, food and beverage or chemical industries.
Our philosophy extends beyond just the materials used for sanitary fabrication, our seasoned ASME fabricators use proven methods and dedicated equipment to fabricate superior quality sanitary vessels.
Apache Portable Tanks
Leveraging Stainless Finishes
Yes, we inventory our Model 90 Large Mouth (9" diameter tank with large mouth openings; 4 7/8" and 5 7/8").
We stock 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 15, 16 and 37.4 gallon tanks in the Model 90 Large Mouth line.
Solid molded rubber bottom (on 9" only) standard skirt, extended skirt, with optional black gasket or chime ring.
Yes, we have three styles: Axel with handle, 4-leg design with wheels and a 4-wheel base cart (tank lifts out).
Yes, we custom build small mouth tanks (3 1/4" x 3 7/8") with short lead time.
In Apache's Beaver Dam facility, we work with 300 grade stainless materials, predominantly 304/L and 316/L. We also work with high alloy materials such as AL6XN, duplex 2304, 2205 and 2507, Inconel and Hastelloy. Apache's Plover, Wisconsin facility is dedicated to Carbon Steel tanks and equipment.
ASME Code is generally required on tanks above 15 psig or vacuum applications.
NB/ASME U Certificate for Beaver Dam, WI
NB/ASME U Certificate for Plover, WI
NB/ASME UM Certificate for Beaver Dam, WI
NB/ASME UM Certificate for Plover, WI
CE Marking Permission for Beaver Dam, WI
R Repair Certificate National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors, Beaver Dam, WI
SELO License for Beaver Dam, WI
Because it is the maximum for the UM stamp requirement.
Dimple jacket, half-pipe, conventional jacket.
Mill, 2B, No. 4, No. 4A, Bead Blast, Passivation, Pickle Passivation and electropolishing
Yes, between similar mouth sizes.
EPDM, (Black and Brown) Viton, Teflon Encapsulated Viton
Yes, EPDM, (Black and Brown) Viton, Teflon Encapsulataed Viton are kept in stock.
Use tri-clamp connections for sanitary and quick connection applications.
Vacuum applications and 15psi and below, use vacuum cover (black knob).
Liquid Dye Pentrant testing, hydrostatic testing, sprayball Riboflavin testing, pharmaceuticial drain testing, surface finish testing, PMI (Positive Material Identification), and radiography (at an additional cost).
Depending on the application, we provide ANSI B16.5 150#, 300#, etc. RFWN, RFSO and Lap Joint flanges, studding outlet (pad) flanges for standard ASME applications. For sanitary applications we also provide tri-clamp ferrules, tank bottom diaphragm valves such as ASEPCO, GEMU, PBM, NOVASEPTIC, etc.