Along with the manufacture of tanks, pressure vessels and silos Robert Sanderson offer a range of customer services that complement our product offer and ensure you can buy the complete turn-key solution that your project needs.

Design & Project Management...

Sandersons offer a comprehensive service that includes the management of your project from inception through to completion, ensuring safety, timescales, and costs savings are achieved.

The following is a list of responsibilities that our Project Management Team will carry out on your behalf:

  • Design and Approvals
  • Site Meetings,Manufacturing and WiP reporting
  • Project and Quality Monitoring
  • Specialist delivery and transportation
  • Programmed Site installation
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Sub-contractor management and co-ordination
  • On-site lifting managemet consultancy and services
  • Final Inspection and handover

Vessel & Plant Refurbishment...

Sandersons undertake refurbishment and modifications of process equipment including vessels, tanks and heat exchangers.

We also undertake silo refurbishment and modifications. This can be carried out on site or at our Workshops. This refurbishment work includes:

  • Modifying existing silo roofs to upgrade explosion relief to meet ATEX standards.
  • Dismantling and plant relocation
  • The redesign and modification of your existing plant to increase or decrease capacity.
  • Heat exchanger re-tubing
  • Modification to reactors, distillation columns and other process equipment.

Planned Maintenance & Repairs...

Sandersons provide preventative maintenance packages, ensuring that your process equipment and systems give continuous, uninterupted service.

Working closely with the client, we plan and carry out scheduled site visits and maintain/repair equipment as required, avoiding costly downtime.

Maintenance schedules that give improved productivity, reduction in defects and better health & safety performance.

All repair work is undertaken by our qualified trained engineers working with a dedicated project manager. This ensures continuity and full understanding of your equipment specification.

Insulation & Cladding...

A range of materials can be offered to ensure your equipment is well insulated, protected and sound proofed. Rockwool and PU insulation, GRP (glass reinforced plastic), stainless steel, aluminium or Plastisol cladding.


Our engineering experience and capabilities can be used to manufacture to customers designs and specifications across a wide range of materials and end uses.

All fabrication work conforms to the relevant BS EN Standards. Our fabrication service includes:

  • Our pipework welding is carried out by our dual certified welders working to ASMI and BS EN codes of practice.
  • We can supply pipe-work fabrication services on and off site including Helical, Limpet, Hair pin and bayonet type coils.
  • Ancilliary tank fittings can be designed, built and supplied to client specifications.
  • We can supply specialised fabrication for a wide range of industries and uses.

Certified Steelwork & Structures...

Steelwork structures, access platforms and stairs are manufactured to BS EN requirements in stainless steel, galvanised or painted carbon steel.

They can be supplied with various non-slip walkway surfaces depending on use and materials stored.

Delivery & Installation...

Whatever your requirements our experienced team will ensure that your specific needs are met, ensuring that any downtime will be kept to a minimum.

We offer the full range of services including transportation and delivery, sub-contractor management and co-ordination, lifting equipment control and hire, on-site installation, final inspection and handover.

Fabricated & Modular Site Erected Tanks...

We supply various types of vessels. Fully finished workshop fabricated tanks and vessels are manufactured in our own factory and transported to site.  Site built tanks and vessels are modular in construction and are erected on site... READ MORE

Silos for Bulk Material Storage...

Robert Sandersons Silos offer a total solution for Bulk Material Storage. We specialise in the design and manufacture of storage silos servicing a number of different industries including... READ MORE

Pressure Vessels - PED.5500 & A.S.M.E...

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