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Pitting Corrosion and Storage Tank Failure

Pitting corrosion is one of the most common types of corrosion we find in storage tanks, especially underground tanks, and can be one of the most serious. What is Pitting Corrosion Pitting corrosion is a localised form of metal deterioration which displays as small...

Massive Fines for Leaking Storage Tanks

Time and time again we see examples of why it makes perfect business sense to install a lining system in underground storage tanks. This is a long-term cost saving move, and not just for the increased life span that the storage tank will have, but in ways many...

The Cost of Pipeline Corrosion and How to Stop it

Corrosion at its base level can be described as the gradual destruction of materials by chemical reaction with their environment. This is a natural process, and is what we all recognise as rusting in metals. Corrosion can occur in other materials too, such as ceramics...

The Ultimate Guide to Abfad’s Services

Since 1996 Abfad Ltd have provided a wealth of services to industry, including tank lining, both single skin tank lining and double skin tank lining systems, to industrial rope access, confined space rescue, rope rescue, even designing and selling our own magnet...

Confined Space Horizontal Rescue Scenario

I’d like to re-share a presentation with you, it is from a Confined Space Horizontal rescue scenario we were part of. It’s from a few¬†of years ago now, but still very relevant today. We are receiving a lot of requests for our emergency rescue and safety...