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# Tank Volume Calculator

At Heritage Equipment, we sell and rent stainless steel tanks for breweries, wineries and dairy processing. Using the tank calculator below you will be able to estimate the volume for both vertical tanks and horizontal tanks and preview a quick aspect ratio correct sketch of your tank. After calculating your estimated volume, you will also have an opportunity to request a quote on your new tank. Start by choosing your tank orientation and/or filling out relevant fields. Degrees [ 15 - 70 ]

Inches [ 20 - 144 ]
Inches [ 20 - 1500 ] 120 in.

200 in.

## Storage Tank Volume Calculations and Formulas ### Vertical Tank Volume Calculations:

For vertical tanks, only the cylinder volume is used in calculations. The Top End Type and the Bottom End Slope of the tank are not factored into the estimated volume. In order to calculate the volume of the storage tank then, all we need is to calculate the main cylinder volume.

###### Vertical Tank Volume Formulas:

Cylinder Volume = π * R^2 * L

Total Tank Volume in Cubic Inches = Cylinder Volume
Total Tank Volume in Gallons = (Total Tank Volume in Cubic Inches) / 231 ### Horizontal Tank Volume Calculations:

For horizontal tanks, both ends and the cylinder are used to calculate the volume. The volume will change depending on the end types selected for the left and right ends. To calculate the volume of the storage tank, we need to obtain the volume of the left end, the volume of the cylinder, and the volume of the right end.

###### Horizontal Tank Volume Formulas:

Left End Volume for Flat End Type = 0
Left End Volume for Hemispherical End Type = (4/3 *π * R^3) / 2

Cylinder Volume = π * R^2 * L

Right End Volume for Flat End Type = 0
Right End Volume for Hemispherical End Type = (4/3 *π * R^3) / 2

Total Tank Volume in Cubic Inches = Left End Volume + Cylinder Volume + Right End Volume
Total Tank Volume in Gallons = (Total Tank Volume in Cubic Inches) / 231