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

Tijsmanstunnel West, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
Evonik Degussa
End User 
Evonik Degussa
Engineering Office 
Nico Terryn
Construction period
3 months
Start work
End of work