Tank Jacking, also known as Tank Erection, Hydraulic Tank Jacks, Tank Lifting Jacks, Gatos Montaje Tanques API and Gatos Hidraulicos Construccion Tanques API

Lifting Capacity: 12 MT and 25 MT
Max Shell Height: 3.00 m (10')
Available for Rent only in Canada


Tank Construction:

  • API 650 Welded Tanks for Oil Storage
  • API 620 Welded Low-Pressure Storage Tanks
  • LNG Double Wall Tanks

Tank Repair & Modifications / Alterations


Irizar Tank Jacking has been used for construction of over five thousand API-620 & API-650 field erected tanks. Used world wide on oil refineries, petrochemical plants, fertilizer plants, power generating stations, petroleum product installations & depots, and at liquid storage terminals at ports. Max lifting weight up to 2,650 MT.

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Key Features:

  • Construction Procedure: Tank erection occurs from top course downwards.
  • Efficient: Reduce the overall tank manufacturing time
  • Cost - Effective: Expensive large cranes are no longer required
  • Minimum use of scaffolding is needed
  • Workplace Safer: Assembling and welding at ground level
  • Erection Safe: Even in the case of power pack failure, electrical power shutdown, or hose eruption. The tank is held in place and does not slip
  • Flexible: Equipment can be split for erection of smaller tanks or expanded to build larger tanks
  • Temperature: Reliable at minus 30 Celsius degrees
  • Application: a) Tank construction, b) Dismantling tanks, c) Replacing annular plate or foundation repair, d) Expanding tank capacity by means of adding extra shell in the bottom.


  • Jack Selection Software: For selection of jack model and number of jacks per tank; Irizar Heavy Industries Inc. has developed a sophisticated and unique software which assures the lifting jacking system will withstand tank load, snow load, wind load, and seismic load for a specific construction site. The following factors are consider: 1) Tank Diameter (m), 2) Tank Height (m), 3) Tank Weight (MT) not including bottom shell, neither base plate, 4) Number of roof column(s) support (if applicable) & roof weight, 5) Construction Site, 6) Snow Load (MT), 7) 3-second gust Wind Speed (km/hr). In accordance with ASCE 7-10 or the National Building Code, 8) Seismic Geometric Data from USGS or National Building Code.
  • Spare Parts: Available in Canada. Use exploded 3-D Solid Works for ordering. Deliver time: Usually within 24 hours by FedEx. Method of Payment: Wire transfer or Credit Card (Visa, Master or AMEX).
  • Training: Two day courses in our Alberta Canadian Facility; and/or World-Wide Technical Support. It includes: Erection supervision at Job Site, On-Site Commissioning while lifting the tank. Also available online videos and 24 Hours Technical Support.
  • Equipment Delivery Time (Approx.): a) Any place in North America (USA-Canada): Five (5) buisness days, b) Centro and South America & Caribbean Islands: 4 to 5 weeks, c) World Wide: 5 to 6 weeks at Main Containers Sea Port Terminals.