07/12/2016 – Kansas City, MO – CST Industries, the world’s leading dome manufacturer is in its second phase of streamlining manufacturing of the innovative flush batten aluminum geodesic dome design, OptiDome®. The first phase was rolled out to the municipal marketplace earlier this year, with the second phase on schedule to be rolled out effective immediately to the U.S. and Canada API markets. This rollout will include the API International market come mid-October 2016.
The OptiDome aluminum dome incorporates a flush batten design with Double Web I-beams to meet API-650G, Eurocode, Aluminum Association and International Building Code standards. The OptiDome design uses gasketed stainless steel fasteners and is available with non-exposed sealant at the nodes. The strengthened Double Web I-beam design along with the flush batten provides unmatched value designed to improve the operational performance of the dome in any application. After many successful installations across all major markets including, Oil, Gas, Water, Wastewater, and Architectural, CST is now standardizing to the OptiDome design across all API projects. CST manufactures the OptiDome exclusively in the U.S. with manufacturing facilities based out of Conroe, Texas and Rincon, Georgia.
OptiDome, supported by the Temcor and Conservatek legacies and their unmatched experience of 80+ years with 18,000 covers in over 90 countries, features a Double Web I-beam for strength and stability and optimized batten seal technology eliminating environmental exposure and UV degradation.
“We are extremely excited that we are now able to offer this advanced dome design as our standard product to the API market. OptiDome sets a new standard in design and aesthetics and allows us to provide our customers in this market with the high quality and reliability they have come to expect from CST Covers,” exclaimed John Delaney, VP of CST Covers, Inc.
“We are pleased to offer the OptiDome to the API market. OptiDome provides CST customers with unmatched performance and superior structural stability, functionality, and aesthetics to any current market offering,” said Greg Hentschel, VP of Engineering for CST Industries.
The new OptiDome from CST is a simple, innovative and unequaled choice for a long-term cover solution. For more information please visit us at www.cstindustries.com.
CST’s existing company portfolio consists of CST Storage, CST Covers and Vulcan Tanks. The company’s global network includes manufacturing facilities and technical design centers located in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, California, Georgia and the United Kingdom. Regional sales offices are located throughout North America and in Mexico, Argentina, United Kingdom, Dubai, Singapore and Vietnam.
CST Industries maintains its headquarters in Kansas City, MO. International offices are located in Brazil, United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Dubai. Currently, more than 350,000 CST tanks and over 18,000 covers have been installed in 125 countries throughout the world.