Standard: API 2550

METHOD OF MEASUREMENT AND CALIBRATION OF UPRIGHT CYLINDRICAL TANKS

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Scope:

This standard describes the procedures for calibrating upright cylindrical tanks larger than a barrel or drum. It is Tesented in two parts: Part I (Sections to 41) outlines procedures for making necessary measurements to determine total and incremental tank volumes; Part II (Sections 42 to 58) presents the recommended procedure for computing volumes.

NOTE 1.-Other calibration standards are: API Standard 2661-ASTM D 1410: Measurement- and Calibration of Horizontal Tanks

API Standard 2662-ASTM D 1408: Measurement and Calibration of Spheres and Spheroids

API Standard 2663-ASTM D l4ûY: Measurement and Calibratioz of Barges

API Standard 2664-ASTM D1409: Measurement and Calibration of Tank Cars

API Standard 2666-ASTM D 1406: Liquid Calibration of Tanks

Organization: American Petroleum Institute
Document Number: api 2550
Publish Date: 1965-01-01
Page Count: 60
Change Type: REAF
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: NO
Status: Inactive
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