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Riveted Storage Tanks Deserving a New Lease on Life with Veggie Plastic

source Most of us have probably gazed at an old metal bridge especially, or an old oil tank, and admired the neat rows of rivets providing so much strength and integrity for these structures. The history of riveting dates back close to 5,000 years to the Bronze Age when they were used as a joining [...]

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Then and Now: The History of Storage Tank Systems

The means to store hazardous liquids significantly changed since August 1859, when the first oil well gusher erupted in a small town in Titusville, Pennsylvania. The visionaries who funded and developed the oilrig and drill firmly believed that “rock oil” would provide an excellent source of energy for illuminating buildings. It did so for several [...]

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