Storage tanks for chemical liquids Evonik Degussa - Antwerp


Construction of two tanks.

Tank capacities:

  •     Foundation slab on screw piling: 69 screw piles per tank.
  •     325 m³ concrete and 25 tonnes of rebar per foundation slab.
  •     95 tonnes of rebar per tank wall.
  •     425 m³ concrete per tank wall.
  •     Tank height: 17.20 m.
  •     Outer diameter: 21.00 m.
  •     Wall thickness: 0.40 m.
  •     Hydraulic head: 18 to 20 cm/hour.

Method: slipforming.
Full-time, 24/24 and 5 days successive, concreting with concrete hoppers .

Since 1998 Franki Construct has been part of Willemen Groep, the largest family construction group in Belgium.


Project Details

Special features 
Slipforming: 17.2 mh
Tijsmanstunnel West, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
Evonik Degussa
End User 
Evonik Degussa
Engineering Office 
Nico Terryn
Construction period
3 months
Start work
End of work