Tank covers

Keep your tank in top operating condition with Alfa Laval tank covers. Customize your manway covers for quick, easy and convenient entry and egress to tank interiors for inspection, cleaning or maintenance. A variety of shapes, sizes, materials, finishes, seals, and mounting and opening options make these ideal for use across the dairy, food and beverage, and biotech and pharmaceutical industries.


Broad range of manway covers for virtually any tank process requirement

  • Easy access to the interior of non-pressure and pressure vessels or storage tanks for inspection, cleaning and maintenance
  • Hygienic, easy-to-clean design compliant with 3-A Sanitary Standards. All gaskets are suitable for food contact according to the US FDA
  • Secure tanks covers in open position for safe access to the tank interior with options such as springs on the handles, safety grid or safety levers
  • Versatile manway range to cover all tank openings, inwards, outwards or sideways, and top or side mounting requirements
  • Easy access to spare parts at Alfa Laval global distribution centres

Let Alfa Laval tank covers provide a closeable means of access to the interiors of high-, low- or non-pressure tanks in hygienic applications. Situated above or below the liquid level, these inspection ports securely fit tank openings. These tank manways and manhole covers allow personnel to inspect, with or without entering the tank, and to enter, clean and maintain the tank.

Choose from a broad range of shapes, sizes, pressures, openings, cover material, surface finish, gasket type and material, and mounting position. Optional tank accessories, such as safety levers, spring assist, relief valves, sight glasses, light fittings, tank legs and base plate, are available.

Using the Cadenas drawing database, design engineers can easily find tank covers that meet customer process requirements.


How does hygienic tank covers work?

Unlock the tank cover or manway by turning the handle. Depending upon the model, swing the manway cover inwards, outwards or sideways to access the tank. Use the optional spring assist to open the cover and the optional safety lever to secure the lid. To close the cover, reposition the safety lever in its storage place and use the optional spring assist to close the cover. Turn the handle to secure the cover onto the opening and lock it into closed position.



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