An Industry Leader Among Tank Inspection Companies

Applied Technical Services ATS api 653 above ground tank testing and inspection services serving individual clients and large companies nationally and internationally

At Applied Technical Services, Inc. (ATS), we're proud of our reputation as a leading provider of tank and pressure vessel inspection services. Originally established in 1967, we have decades of experience helping clients both nationally and internationally with all of their unique tank and pressure vessel inspection needs. We prioritize safety and quality while providing accurate and timely inspection solutions.

Our team of qualified certified inspectors and engineers provide unsurpassed attention to detail and are dedicated to providing the data and analysis you need when you need it the most. We offer not just a field inspection, but also a condition assessment of your equipment.

Industry Standards

ATS proudly services a wide variety of storage tank and pressure vessel clients and provides inspections in accordance with industry accepted standards, including API, NBIC, UL, ANSI, AWWA, STI, EEMUA, NACE, FTPI, TAPPI, and more.

In addition to our standard tank and pressure vessel inspections, ATS also offers assessment services including risk-based inspections (RBI), mechanical integrity (MI) program assessment, OSHA process safety management inspections (PSM), risk management plans (RMP), EPA spill prevention control and countermeasure (SPCC) plans, and more. ATS is prepared to provide accurate and timely results that exceed your expectations for all your tank and pressure vessel inspection and evaluation needs.

We service tanks and pressure vessels of all shapes, sizes, and configurations, including metal, concrete, tile, brick, polyethylene, and fiberglass reinforced plastic for customers throughout North America and abroad.


Evaluation and Certification Services

Our experienced team of tank inspectors and engineers hold multiple certifications and accreditations, and will provide thorough inspection and analysis of the critical components of your tanks and vessels, including:

  • Foundation
  • Floor
  • Shell
  • Nozzles and Appurtenances
  • Fixed Roofs
  • Floating Roofs
  • Manways
  • Reinforcement Pads
  • Welds and Rivets
  • Support Legs
  • Lugs
  • Saddles
  • Skirt
  • Venting
  • Grounding
  • Cathodic Protection Systems
  • Stairs and Catwalks
  • External Coatings
  • Internal Coatings
  • Spill Containment Controls
  • Relief Valves and more

The passionate and highly trained technicians and engineers at ATS use a wide range of tank inspection techniques to help provide your business with the most complete and actionable information possible. These techniques include:

  • UT Thickness Testing
  • Visual Inspections
  • B-Scan Ultrasonic Testing
  • C-Scan Ultrasonic Testing
  • Vacuum Box Testing
  • Magnet Flux Leakage (MFL) Scanning
  • Wet Fluorescent Magnetic Particle (WFMP) Testing
  • Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Automated Corrosion Mapping
  • 3D Digital Mapping and Integrity Analysis
  • 3D Modeling and Calculation development
  • Robotic Inspections
  • Remote Camera and Videoprobe

Combining our years of experience with the latest in inspection technologies allows ATS to provide unsurpassed tank inspection services. Some of the potential issues that can be positively identified by tank inspection include but are not limited to:

  • Cracks
  • Corrosion
  • Erosion
  • General or Isolated Thinning
  • General or Isolated Pitting
  • Evidence of Leakage
  • Mechanical Damage
  • Deterioration of Insulation
  • Deterioration of Welds
  • Concrete Cracking, Spalling or Efflorescence
  • Buckling
  • Blockage
  • Chemical Attack
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking
  • Delamination
  • Flaking
  • Worn Coating
  • Non-code repairs

If your organization is looking for a trusted partner to handle all of your tank and pressure vessel inspection needs and to help you accomplish your goals, please don't hesitate to contact ATS today for more information.

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