Fuel Oil Storage Tanks

Dimensions of fuel oil storage tanks

Underground fuel oil tank

Dimensions of cylindrical fuel oil storage tanks according National Board Standards are indicated in the table below. 

Capacity
(gallons)
Diameter
(inches)
Length
(Feet - Inches)
Shell Thickness
(inches)
Head Thickness
(inches)
Weight
(lb)
550 48 6-0 3/16 3/16 800
1000 48 10-10 3/16 3/16 1300
1100 48 11-11 3/16 3/16 1400
1500 48 15-8 3/16 3/16 1650
65 9-0 3/16 3/16 1500
2000 65 11-10 3/16 3/16 2050
2500 65 14-10 3/16 3/16 2275
3000 65 17-8 3/16 3/16 2940
4000 65 23-8 3/16 3/16 3600
5000 72 23-8 1/4 1/4 5800
84 17-8 1/4 1/4 5400
7500 84 26-6 1/4 1/4 7150
96 19-8 1/4 1/4 6400
10000 96 26-6 1/4 5/16 8540
120 17-0 1/4 5/16 8100
12000 96 31-6 1/4 5/16 10500
120 20-8 1/4 5/16 9500
15000 108 31-6 5/16 5/16 13300
120 25-6 5/16 5/16 12150
20000 120 34-6 5/16 5/16 15500
25000 120 42-6 3/8 3/8 22300
30000 120 51-3 3/8 3/8 28000

Double-jacketed tanks under European Standards EN-12285-1 and EN-12285-2

Capacity
(litre)
Diameter
(mm)
Length
(mm)
Weight
(kg)
1500 1250 1580 580
2000 1250 2000 700
3000 1250 2720 880
4000 1250 3560 1100
5000 1500 3150 1200
6000 1500 3710 1370
8000 1900 3260 1760
10000 1900 3960 2060
12000 1900 4670 2380
15000 1900 5910 2940
20000 1900 7860 3820
2500 4680 3610
25000 1900 9810 4720
2500 5680 4230
30000 1900 11510 5571
2500 6680 4950
40000 2500 8830 6390
3000 6280 6200
50000 2500 10820 7600
3000 7820 7470
60000 2500 12970 9100
3000 9170 8680
80000 3000 12220 11160
100000 3000 15080 13590
120000 3000 17700 15930

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