In-Service Cleaning & Inspection of Storage Tanks
From JPCL, August 2018
By Ian Daniel and Mark Stone, Sonomatic Ltd
As steps have been taken to minimize work in confined spaces by exploring zero-man entry over the lifetime of storage and process vessels, a novel robotic system has been developed that includes a range of methods for the inspection of storage tanks while in service. The authors provide an overview of the technologies involved and describe how these technologies link into more efficient integrity management of storage tanks....