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Above Ground Storage Tank Terms and Acronyms

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Term Definition
A API American Petroleum Institute
  ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  AST Above Ground Storage Tank
B Breakout Tank  
C Corrosion  
  CP Cathodic Protection
  CWI Certified Weld Inspector
D DOT Department of Transportation
  Due Diligence  
E Eddy Current  
  EPA Environmental Protection Agency
  Expert Witness  
  External Inspection  
F FEA Finite Element Analysis
  Fitness for Service  
  Floating Roof  
  Floor Scan  
  Flush Cleanout  
  Foundation  
  FMA Fracture Mechanic Analysis
G Gauging Table  
H Helium Leak Test  
  Hot Tap  
  Hydro-Test  
I In-Service Tank Inspection  
  Inspection  
  Integrity Testing  
  Internal  
J Jacking  
K    
L Leak Detection  
M Magnetic Particle Examination  
  MFE Magnetic Flux Exclusion
  MFL Magnetic Flux Leakage
N NDT Non-Destructive Testing
O Out-of-Service Tank Inspection  
P    
Q    
R Ring Wall  
S Seal  
  Seal Gap  
  Secondary Containment  
  SPCC Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures, a Federal regulation of AST's
  Strapping  
  Strapping Table  
T    
U Ultrasonic Testing  
V Vacuum Box  
  Vent  
  Venting  
W WPS/WPQR  
X    
Y    
Z