# FreQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

## How do you calculate total gallons ina horizontal storage tank with flat & flanged heads?

### Dimensions in feet: diameter x diameter x length x 5.8875 = total gallons

## How do you calculate total gallons in a rectangular storage tank?

### Dimensions in feet: length x width x height x 7.48 =total gallons

## How do you calculate gallons per inch in a vertical storage tank with a flat bottom?

### A vertical storage tank will have the same number of gallons per inch of height. You can use the same formula as a horizontal storage tank and then divide by the height of the tank.

Dimensions in feet: diameter x diameter x height x 5.88875 = Total gallons

Total gallons/Total vertical height in inches = Gallons per inch

## What is the weight of gasoline or diesel fuel?

### Gasoline weighs approximately 7.1 lbs/gallon

Diesel fuel weighs approximately 6.8 lbs/gallon

## What are standard dimensions for cylindrical

storage tanks?

### Dimensions can vary for different manufacturers. This is only a general list.

270 gallons 36" diameter x 62" long

300 gallons 42" diameter x 50" long

560 gallons 48" diameter x 72" long

1000 gallons 50" diameter x 10' long or 64" diameter x 6' long

2000 gallons 64" diameter x 12' long

3000 gallons 64" diameter x 18' long

4000 gallons 84" diameter x 14' long

5000 gallons 96" diameter x 13' 6" long

6000 gallons 96" diameter x 16' long or 10' diameter x 11' tall

8000 gallons 96" diameter x 21' 6" long or 10' diameter x 14' tall

10000 gallons 96" diameter x 27' long or 10' diameter x 17' tall

12000 gallons 96" diameter x 32' long or 10' diameter x 20' 6" tall

15000 gallons 10' diameter x 25' 6" long or 12' diameter x 17' tall

20000 gallons 10' diameter x 34' 6" long or 12' diameter x 24' tall

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