Battling Biofuel Bacteria Corrosion

Biofuel Bacteria Corrosion in Storage Tanks Over the year’s biofuels have been gaining increased public and scientific attention, driven by factors such as oil prices, the need for increased energy security and the concern around fossil fuels and global warming. Their...

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...