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oil tank bulge

mya
mya Member Posts: 1
How do you know if your oil tank is bunded.

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  • Mustangman
    Mustangman Member Posts: 81
    There is no easy way to check for a buldge tank. The tanks are elipitcial so hard to come up with a good circumference measurement. Can visually keep an eye on it looking for spider cracks in the paint. Go and watch the take while they are filling it. Its sort of scary how much it moves around. Keep an eye for some irregular bows in the tank wall.
    Steve
  • Robert O'Brien
    Robert O'Brien Member Posts: 3,541
    mya said:

    How do you know if your oil tank is bunded.

    Do you mean bunded in that it is a double wall or bulged? Bulge means it's been over pressurized.
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  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,510
    bulging will usually be shown on the ends of the tank which is the weakiest part.
  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,779
    What do you guys mean " bulging " ??
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,510
    @Big Ed_4 damage from overfilling and pressurizing the tank is what I am think although maybe the op has something else in mind.