Conical tank heads are often used for process equipment, including evaporators, spray driers, crystallizers and settling tanks. These types of heads allow the accumulation and removal of solids at the bottom of the head. Conical sections can be formed on rolling equipment that is used to roll cylindrical shells.
Inside Dish Radius: Typically 100% of diameter.
Inside Knuckle Radius: At least 6% of the diameter.
Typical Thin Out Allowance:
- 1/2″ and Under – Add 0.03125″ to the minimum
- Over 1/2″ – Add 0.0625″ to the minimum