Preparing a Storage Tank for Coating

An important factor to consider when applying a coating for storage tank lining, before any product is even sprayed, is the preparation of the steel. When applying solvent-free coatings this is especially important. For a coating to perform to expectations and avoid...

Pitting Corrosion and Storage Tank Failure

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

The Cost of Pipeline Corrosion and How to Stop it

Corrosion at its base level is 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. It can occur in other materials too. Ceramics and plastics, for instance, can...