F-Files: Mechanisms of Failure
The Case of the Sliding Lining
From JPCL, December 2011
By Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc.
|by Richard A. Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc.|
In this month's F-Files, the application of a liner to the interior of a demineralized water storage tank was stopped mid-way through the process because of dramatic defects in the applied film. An independent assessment was conducted to determine why the liner material exhibited runs, sags, fingering, and "sliding" separation during installation....