Iron Tank (Device)

└ Module: Transport


Swimming in Creosote Oil? Drowning in Biofuel? Covered in honey... well, let's not go there. Anyway, we have a solution for you!

Today we bring you these shining new bastions of industry, the Iron Tank! Your skyline will never be the same!

They come in four varieties, 3x3, 5x5, 7x7 and 9x9. Additionally, the height can be custom ordered anywhere from 4 blocks tall to 8 blocks tall!
To build one of these marvels, you need to lay down a frame of Iron Tank Wall blocks in the dimensions you desire.

You must then fill the top, bottom, and sides in with any combination of Wall, Gauge, or Valve as you please.

Once you have done this and can open the GUI, you will have a completed tank for all your sticky liquid needs!

It should also be noted that Buildcraft or Redpower Pipes and Liquid Loaders will only interface with Valve blocks and that tanks can only be drained from Valve blocks in the bottom two layers.

But wait, there is more! You can also stack tanks! Just place a couple Valve blocks in the center where the tanks touch and you're good to go!

If you have an accident with your tank and all your liquid appears to disappear don't worry as long as the bottom center block is still intact, replace the broken block and your liquid should reappear

More Information


  • Added in version 6.0.0
  • Tank capacity is calculated using (x * y * z * 16 = volume), where x, y, and z are the outer dimensions of the structure.


Iron Tank Wall

Iron Tank Gauge

Iron Tank Valve


And a (semi)-practical example of using iron tanks with liquid loaders/unloaders & tank cart trains:

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