interest in the preservation of our environment has promted
all levels of government to issue strict guidelines for the
installation, operation and removal of underground storage
tanks (UST's). As a result, owners may be faced with expensive
upgrades, testing, monitoring equipment and pollution liability
insurance to comply with these regulations. In the event of
a leak, the actualcosts for soil and groundwater clean-up
can be catastrophic.
Convault's innovative vaulted
aboveground storage tanks (AST's) are proven solution for
these problems. The Convault patented system is designed for
safety and value while complying with environmental and fire
Environmental and Fire Safety Regulations
Convault AST's meet applicable safety requirements
for secondary containment, leak monitoring, overspill containment
and overfill protection.
Convault AST's have already been approved
by fire officials in most jurisdictions. Over 12,000 Convault
AST Systems have been installed nationwide within the last
nine years, and are currently in use all regions of the country.
Each Convault AST is pressure-tested and
meets NFPA 30 and 30A fire safety standards, and is fitted
for grounding per NFPA 78.
Convault AST's have been certified by the
California Air Resources Board for Balanced Phase 2 Vapor
Primary steel tanks (including overfill containers) meet UL
Standards 142 & 2085, bear UL labels. The special enclosure
has been successfully exposed to 2-hour liquid pool fire test
by Underwriters' Laboratories of US/Canada (results available
Designed for Value
Engineered for Safety