These services include deployed ﬁeld service, support and upgrade options, full refurbishment, and spare parts supply for both military and civil customers.
WEW’s tank container systems are in use with military, chemical and logistics customers worldwide, transporting storing and delivering gas and liquids across global supply chains. Their high reliability and serviceability ensure that they can continue to withstand the rigors of multimodal transport and storage in extremely harsh environmental conditions throughout their WEW expands integrated logistics services decades-long lifecycle.
Based on the know-how of an experienced and reputed producer, the service process begins with a visual and functional survey carried out by ultrasonic scan, X-Ray, vacuum and pressure tests, or other inspections as required.
Work includes repair of damage to structural elements, such as head frames, longitudinal rails, tank-body, and attachment parts. Sealings are replaced as required, wear and tear checks are carried out on all components, and hydraulic and/or electric equipment is checked and repaired, including integrated heating/cooling equipment, valve control, pumps, electronic devices and power generators. The tanks are then typically pressure-testedand repainted if required.
Repaired, upgraded and refurbished units are tested and certiﬁed before their return to the customer.
Depending on the work carried out servicing can extend a tank’s usability by 30 months or ﬁve years; extensive refurbishment can extend the unit’s life by a further ten to 20 years.
WEW has worked with a number of military customers on tank servicing and refurbishment including the US Army and German Bundeswehr. Orders range from a single unit in need of repair, a series of units, or orders placed under multi-annual framework contracts.
February 6, 2018