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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, Surface Prepration, Automated Blasting Operations

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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Field Erected Tanks, Aboveground Storage Tanks

Are You Inspecting Your Above Ground Storage Tank(s) as Required by Code?

If you own an above ground storage tanks you have the responsibility to inspect them after they are placed in service in order to maintain their integrity. A robust inspection and maintenance program will prevent leaks, preserve your asset, and avoid costly repair and environmental damage.

Aboveground storage tanks that are built to Standard API..

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Field Erected Tanks, El Segundo Bottom

Is An El Segundo Bottom the Answer to Your Leaky Steel Tank?

You’ve just received your API 653 inspection report and are faced with the hard reality that your aboveground steel tank (AST) has a leaking bottom. What do you do now? How do you stop the leaking and ensure it won’t haunt you later down the road? How much will the repair cost?



These are all important questions you might be faced with as you..

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Field Erected Tanks, Industrial Coating

Why You Need A Steel Tank Company With Their Own Industrial Coatings Division

Have you wondered if it's important to select a welded steel tank company that owns its own industrial coatings division? Well, wonder no longer – the answer is it is very important!

The coating process begins early in the fabrication process and even precedes it in some cases. By controlling the coating application, T BAILEY, INC. ensures..

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