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The T Bailey Blog

Is Concrete a Good Alternative to Steel for Above Ground Storage Tanks?

With the implementation of tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, there has been a flurry of speculation on the impact it will have on the construction industry. The tariffs will make the cost of construction projects increase, which has some considering alternative materials for their tank project.

When considering the type of material to..

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Steel Tank Fabrication, Steel Tanks, OSHA, Safety

Are You In Compliance With OSHA’s New Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Rule?

Slips trips & falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. Of that, 20% of all disabling occupational injuries result from falls. These accidents happen for several different reasons, including loss of traction or balance.

During 2017, OSHA issued a final rule for walking-working surfaces standards and establishing the requirement..

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Special Announcements, Field Erected Tanks, Steel Tank Fabrication, Innovation

An Innovation in Steel Tank Fabrication Increased Productivity and Cut Costs

In today’s world, innovation and technical capability have become survival mechanisms – this is also true for steel tank fabricators. Innovation is often

the answer to the unique challenges that arise when constructing large field erected tanks.

The challenges arise not only from logistics and planning

, but also regarding process and equipment..

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API 5L, Steel Piping

Save Money on Your Steel Piping Project by Understanding API 5L Requirements

Many times T BAILEY Inc. receives specifications for casing or pipe piling projects that specify materials not required for structural design reasons. There are several ways you can reduce the cost of your project without sacrificing a quality product, simply by changing the material specifications to include those products designed for the..

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Industrial Coating, Automated Blasting Operations, Surface Prepration

Steel Surface Preparation: Why You Need Both Automated and Manual Blasting Operations

The surface preparation of steel is the first critical step to ensuring a coatings project is going to last a long time. Before the project can begin it is important to remove mill scale and any other contaminants present on the surface to be coated. The mill scale is the flake surface of hot rolled steel that is present after the steel is forged...

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Industrial Coating, Water Storage Reservoir, AWWA

Your AWWA Steel Water Storage Reservoir Needs Regular Inspections and Recoatings

Public municipalities and or private water districts both possess a great deal of responsibility to the condition of their existing AWWA D100 water storage reservoirs. Whether your tank is large or small, all water storage tanks need to be periodically inspected and cleaned in order to provide good water quality for the community and help extend..

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