Aluminum Internal Floating Roofs
Altech Aluminum Internal Floating Roofs are custom designed to each individual tank within the requirements of API 650 Appendix H. All IFR’s are designed by our design and engineering team utilizing the latest technology to assure that you have the most efficient IFR in your storage Tanks. Altech IFR’s are often designed to an end user’s specific criteria that exceeds the standard design and requirements. Altech Internal Floating Roofs can be designed as leg supported or cable suspended.
In today’s market the standard aluminum internal floating roofs, fitted with the correct seals, will be compatible with most of the petroleum industries products. For those controversial products such as Methanol and Ethanol, Altech provides the stainless steel pontoon floating roof and the Stainless Steel Wetted Parts pontoon floating roof. These stainless and stainless wetted floating roofs are cost effective in the smaller diameter tanks due to the installation not requiring any tank modification for entry of material.
Altech Aluminum IFR’s are custom designed for each individual tank. All IFR’s are designed by our design and engineering team utilizing the latest technology to assure that you have the most efficient IFR in your storage tanks.
Advantages of the Aluminum and Stainless Steel Internal Floating Roofs when compared to the steel:
- Cost effective
- Allows more tank capacity
- All components can be introduced through a 20″ manway
- Positive flotation
- Faster turn around from delivery to installation resulting in downtime savings
- Optimum ability to handle most tank shell irregularities