RFID Raises Efficiency for Underground Tank Inspections

By Claire Swedberg

Sun West Engineering is deploying NFC RFID technology at customer sites to automate data capture regarding underground storage tanks, enabling personnel to conduct simple inspections, and thus reducing its own technicians' travel and labor.

Sun West Engineering has deployed a Near Field Communication (NFC) RFID system for the management of data at customer sites where underground storage tanks need to be regularly inspected. The technology automates the capture of each tank's identity, construction and installed components, and it sets up the appropriate reports for every compliance-based event. In that way, the company aims to make inspections faster and more accurate, while offering i...

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