(2) 1000, 3000-, and 10,000-barrel capacity
(d) Two- 2-pound charges equally
tanks (fig. 11-2).
spaced around the main supply pipeline at the face of
the tank flange.
(a) Five 2-pound
spaced against the base of the tank.
(b) Three 2-pound charges equally
The above charges are the minimum
spaced around the outside endge of the center deck
requirement for this method.
(c) Five 2-pound charges equally
spaced around the outside of the tank just above the
bottom chime of the second ring.
Figure 11-2. Placement of demolition charges (1000-, 3000-, and 10,000-barrel tanks).
(1) Outlet fittings
Do not use mechanical means for
destruction if the tank is used for
11-3. Other Demolition Methods
storage of flammable liquids.
If the situation prohibits employing either of the
b. Demolition by Mechanical Means. Use sledge
preferred methods, fire on the tank with the heaviest
hammers, crowbars, picks, axes, or any other heavy
tools which may be available, and destroy the following: