Highland Aboveground Tanks

Highland Tank’s aboveground tanks are of the highest quality to ensure compliance with the U.S. EPA’s regulations for aboveground tanks for the storage of petroleum and chemicals. Primarily designed for safe storage of flammable and combustible liquids, our aboveground tanks are available in a variety of industry-proven cylindrical, rectangular, single-wall, double-wall and fire rated designs.

Highland Aboveground Vertical Double-wall Tank

Construction and Compliance

Aboveground horizontal and vertical tanks are constructed, tested and labeled in strict accordance with Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.UL-142® Standard for Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids. Additionally, aboveground tanks can be constructed to American Petroleum Institute Standard 650 (Appendix J) Welded Steel Tanks for oil storage.

Standard Tank Features

  • UL-142® label
  • Flat flanged heads capacity: Horizontal: 185-72,500 gallons; Vertical: 185-57,500 gallons
  • Diameter: 3'-2" to 14'-0"
  • Maximum length (Horizontal): 72 feet for UL labeled tanks
  • Maximum height (Vertical): 50 feet for UL labeled tanks
  • Carbon steel thickness from 10 gauge to 1.25"
  • Exterior full fillet lap joints for added “ribbed” strength
  • Seam inspection and 5 psi factory air test
  • Manways required for tanks over 5,000 gallons
  • Connections for normal and emergency venting, gauging, filling and product piping
  • Lifting lugs
  • Primer paint

Highland Aboveground Tank Horizontal UL-142

Options

  • Double-wall construction with electronic leak detection
  • Secondary containment dikes of 120% or 150% capacities
  • Single or double bulkheads for compartment tanks
  • Flanged and dished heads with 30 to 50 psi hydro-test for service in New York City
  • 24", 30" or 36" diameter manways
  • Fittings in a variety of sizes and styles
  • Interior and exterior coating systems
  • Overfill protection containment chambers
  • A variety of tank support and hold-down systems
  • OSHA compliant external ladders, stairs, platforms and walkways with handrails

A wide variety of accessories for UL-142® tanks are available to meet your specification. Supports, saddles or skids can be fitted to horizontal tanks to customize your installation. Any necessary access or structural steelwork, such as ladders, stairs, platforms or walkways can be supplied. Other custom structural accommodations can be factory-fitted to facilitate field installation of special accessories.

Highland Tank uses historically-proven steel design and construction to provide secure, dependable storage tanks. In addition, you have the flexibility of customizing tanks to suit your needs.Highland Horizontal UL-142 Aboveground Skid Tank 

Standard Construction Features

  • Flat-flanged heads
  • Continuous exterior fillet welds on all joints
  • Custom-located threaded fittings
  • Lifting Lugs
  • UL-142 label
  • 5 psi factory air test and seam inspection
  • Primer coating

Volume Horizontal Tank Dimensions
Gallons Diameter Length
185 3'-2" 3'-4"
240 3'-2" 4'-0"
300 3'-2" 5'-0"
500 4'-0" 5'-5"
1,000 4'-0" 10'-9"
1,000 5'-4" 6'-0"
1,500 5'-4" 9'-0"
2,000 5'-4" 12'-0"
2,500 5'-4" 15'-0"
3,000 5'-4" 18'-0"
4,000 5'-4" 24'-0"
4,000 6'-0" 19'-0"
4,000 8'-0" 10'-8"
5,000 6'-0" 23'-10"
5,000 8'-0" 13'-4"
6,000 6'-0" 28'-8"
6,000 8'-0" 16'-0"
8,000 10'-0" 14'-0"
8,000 8'-0" 21'-4"
10,000 10'-0" 17'-0"
10,000 8'-0" 26'-8"
12,000 10'-0" 20'-6"
12,000 8'-0" 32'-0"
15,000 10'-0" 25'-6"
15,000 8'-0" 40'-0"
20,000 10'-6" 31'-0"
20,000 10'-6" 42'-6"
25,000 10'-0" 42'-6"
25,000 10'-6" 38'-9"
30,000 10'-0" 51'-2"
30,000 10'-6" 46'-6"
40,000 12'-0" 47'-6"
50,000 12'-0" 59'-6"
50,000 12'-6" 54'-6
60,000 12'-0" 71'-0"
60,000 12'-6" 65'-5"
60,000 13'-0" 60'-6"