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Subject: Re: Small Tank Manufacturing

Date: 08/18/00 at 5:51 AM
Posted by: Duane S.
E-mail: dmachine@edgenet.net
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In Reply to: Small Tank Manufacturing posted by Bruce Hrycek on 08/17/00 at 9:06 AM:

Bruce,
I believe your on the right track, although you should really speak to a "fabrication" shop to make sure. I think you
will want the tank itself to be sheared to size and rolled, then automaticly TIG welded. (we made a machine that
make's a tube just like this but smaller, we can show you how when you get closer.) Then the top's and bottom's
would be stamped out and formed, ( which you may be able to do the forming with a big OBI press, they are pretty
cheap to buy. Then you would again want a way to auto TIG weld the top and bottom's on. Have you looked into
having them made for you? If you would like to speak to a fabrication house, email me and I will set you up with a
guy I know to talk to. Good luck, Duane.


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