Tanks: The What, Where and Why of Coating System Selection
From JPCL, August 2016
By Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Corp.
When selecting protective coatings for chemical storage tanks, various issues come into play such as the location of the tank fabrication, the construction sequencing, operating parameters, intended service life, construction materials and the stored material. This article explains the effects of each factor on coating selection and presents various design scenarios and material recommendations....