Figure 13-65.--Fabricated bases, foundations, and supports.
manufacture may require the installation of internal or
external gussets, partitions, or stiffeners to support the
From time to time you may need to fabricate quench
tanks, rinse tanks, or storage tanks. The material used
To build a tank to blueprint specifications, you need
in these tanks will vary from sheet metal to heavy plate,
to know how to convert fractions to decimals and figure
depending upon the use of the tank The shape and size
the volume of squares, rectangles, and cylinders.
of these tanks will depend upon the purpose of the tank,
the space available for its installation, and its volume.
be found in chapter 14 of this manual and in
Most of these tanks will either be rectangular or
cylindrical in shape. Some of the larger tanks you might
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