Surface-Prep Considerations: A Tale of Two Tanks

From JPCL, December 2018

By Warren Brand, Chicago Corrosion Group, LLC.

Methods and implementation of surface preparation can determine the service life, success of failure of a coating. The fundamentals of surface preparation remain basic, but site logistics can spin two seemingly similar projects down very different paths. This article looks at two water-storage tank coating projects. The structures are inherently alike but the circumstances surrounding them, very different and logistics dictated considerably different approaches to each. ...

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Tagged categories: Abrasive blasting; Confined space; potable water; Surface Preparation; Tank exteriors; Tank interiors; Tanks; Tanks and vessels; Warren Brand

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