ST. CLOUD, Minn. ‘Polar Service Centers announced that its Phoenix, Ariz., location has received ASME ‘R” stamp certification to perform repairs on DOT-coded tanks and pressure vessels.

The ASME R stamp is issued by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. Certification involves a detailed audit of a facility’s procedures and quality systems.

‘The National Board R stamp certifies our Phoenix location to test and repair all makes of coded pressure tanks, including welding and bodywork on DOT 406, DOT 407, and DOT 412 tank trailers,” said Mike Evans, president of Polar Service Centers. ‘It is an important capability especially for customers in Maricopa County, which has stringent cargo tank inspection and integrity requirements.”

Polar Service Centers opened its 8,000-square-foot facility in southwest Phoenix in July 2011 and began the R-stamp certification process shortly thereafter.

Four miles south of Interstate 10 at 4907 S. 35th Ave., the Phoenix location has five service bays and one half service bay. In addition to tank repairs, it provides pressure and vapor recovery testing, MC330/331 retesting, periodic maintenance, and aftermarket parts for all-makes of dry and liquid bulk tank trailers and truck-mounted tank bodies. The phone number is (480) 719-7953.

Polar Service Centers is the only national network of factory-owned parts and service locations for all makes of tank trailers and bodies. It serves businesses that transport dry and liquid bulk cargoes, including petroleum, construction materials, chemicals, and food-grade products.


The company has 30 locations across the United States. All are ASME R-stamp certified or in the process of receiving National Board R-stamp certification.


For a complete list of Polar Service Center locations, visit www.polartank.com


Polar Service Centers is a division of Polar Corporation, North America’s largest manufacturer of aluminum, stainless steel, and carbon steel tank trailers. The company designs and builds custom tank trailers for dry and liquid bulk cargoes including oil and fuel, food products, asphalt, chemicals, and corrosives. www.polartank.com



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