Chemical Storage Tank Refurbishment
Recently completed a major chemical storage tank refurbishment contract for a major chemical company.
The internal surfaces of the tank have been corroded over 15 years of service and
had become dangerously close towards the base of the tank.
External and internal corrosion meant that steel plates have to be welded onto the surface of the tank
before the entire area could be rebuilt and resurfaced.
Due to the high viscosity of the materials stored in the tank, a highly abrasive resistant coating was put forward as a long-term solution. The customer was expecting to extend the life cycle of the tanks by another 5 years.
Unique Polymer Systems LTD recommended that the internal surfaces should be rebuilt where required using