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The Importance of ASME Certification for Pressure Vessels

The Importance of ASME Certification for Pressure Vessels

History of ASME Certifications The acronym ASME stands for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. [1] ASME was founded in 1880 to provide a setting for engineers to discuss the concerns brought by the rise of industrialization and mechanization. [2] In 1911, they formed the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel…
Industries That Utilize API Tanks

Industries That Utilize API Tanks

API has published standards for the construction of aboveground storage tanks since the mid- 1930’s. [1] Now, API Tanks are used throughout various industries with different storage applications. Our chemical tank fabrication helps to increase safety and quality for these industries. Industries We Serve with Our Chemical Tank Fabrication Oil…
How Rolled and Welded Steel Pipes Are Manufactured

How Rolled and Welded Steel Pipes Are Manufactured

People have used pipes for thousands of years. Perhaps the first use was by ancient agriculturalists who diverted water from streams and rivers into their fields. Archeological evidence suggests that the Chinese used reed pipe for transporting water to desired locations as early as 2000 B.C. [1] Today, there are…
Applications of ASME Pressure Vessels & Tanks

Applications of ASME Pressure Vessels & Tanks

Pressure vessels from Dixie Southern are designed to hold liquids, vapors, or gases at high pressures. Our carbon and stainless-steel tanks are a part of the pressure vessel fabrication services that we offer to meet Section VIII Division 1 or Division 2 Codes. What Industries Use Pressure Vessels? Oil and…
Dixie Southern’s Role in the Agricultural Industry

Dixie Southern’s Role in the Agricultural Industry

At Dixie Southern, we fabricate carbon and stainless-steel bulk storage containers for the agricultural industry. We fabricate our steel storage bins and bulk storage containers at our 12-acre manufacturing facility in West Central Florida. Our custom steel storage silos, steel storage bins, and steel hoppers are used by different industries…
How We Fabricate Our Custom Pressure Vessels

How We Fabricate Our Custom Pressure Vessels

At Dixie Southern, we have a four-step process for fabricating our custom pressure vessels! Step 1: Review Before we begin designing and fabricating your pressure vessel, our team will review your needs and exact specifications to design the custom pressure vessel you are seeking. Step 2: FabricationFabricating a pressure vessel…