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commercial water tank frp

Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is a popular method of making tank repairs. FRP tank liners have a lot of design flexibility. You can customize FRP liners to fit your needs. FRP has a high strength to weight ratio. It is lighter than metal but retains the strength. FRP tanks can be installed underground without tearing up the entire system. Still, for all the benefits, you can’t just leave your FRP tanks alone and expect them to operate efficiently without regular maintenance. You should also be prepared to watch for problems with your FRP tanks, to make fiberglass repairs before big problems ensue. Read more »

domestic water tank repair company san francisco

A Domestic Water Tank in San Francisco Needs Proper Lining

There are hundreds of domestic water tank in the San Francisco area and thousands in use across the great state of California. And it is no wonder. There are many uses for water storage tanks including potable water, stormwater, wastewater, and fire protection. Commercial applications for water tanks include agriculture, petrochemical, wineries and vineyards, and food processing. Thus, San Francisco domestic water tank maintenance and repair work is an important business enterprise.  Read more »

tank liings repair san francisco

Project: Condo Building, Tank Linings Repair – 25,000 gal

We were called upon by a condo building manager in San Francisco to remove their old commercial water tank lining, perform tank linings repair and surface preparation, and reapply a new tank lining.

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san francisco commercial water tank repair

Hidden Commercial Water Tanks in San Francisco – Fire Fighting

Residents of San Francisco and visitors to the city might be surprised by what lies unseen beneath their feet. The clue is some interesting brick or stone circles (or rectangles) found in intersections within the city. Underneath those circles or rectangles are 170 to 200 water cisterns (the number reported isn’t consistent) which function as emergency water cisterns. The reason for the cisterns is found in one word: fire.  Read more »

fire water tank repairs san francisco

Don’t Skip Essential Fire Water Tank Repairs San Francisco!

There are some common issues that can arise with fire water tanks and the linings that warrant swift attention. These types of repairs merit the attention of a professional- do not try to go it alone. To prevent these kinds of problems in the future, rely on routine inspections and regular maintenance from a qualified technician who has experience with fire water tank repairs San Francisco– the type of storage tanks used for structural fire suppression. Read more »

san francisco water tank repair

San Francisco Water Tank Repairs

Commercial steel tanks have a limited lifespan. Whether it’s from corrosion, performance failure, or unexpected damage, steel tanks often require tank leak repair. Making repairs to steel tanks can be expensive, time-consuming and expensive, especially when steel tanks are buried underground. Whatever type of repairs your steel tank needs, consider fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) as an efficient way to get back to normal. Here are three common types of San Francisco water tank repairs. Read more »

fpr water tank liners, frp repairs, water tank lining

Why Choose FRP for Water Tank Liners and Tank Repairs

Metal storage tanks are extremely susceptible to corrosion, and there will come a time when they will need to be repaired or replaced. Replacing a storage tank is sometimes unavoidable, but it is also a much more costly option. In most cases, it’s best to stick with water tank repair unless the bottom of a tank is no longer salvageable. This usually involves installing new water tank liners, which have evolved over the years to be far stronger and more resistant to heat and corrosion than they’ve been in the past. This is largely thanks to FRP. Read more »

domestic water tank linings

All Tank Types and Tank Linings Have Pros and Cons

Domestic water tanks can solve many problems, including having water on hand for fire protection or for general use. PICON, Inc fabricates tanks and repairs and replaces tank linings with an emphasis on fiber reinforced plastic tanks and tank linings. If you’re looking for a commercial domestic water tank Bay Area, learn more about the different types of domestic water tanks to understand you have more options to fit your needs. Read more »

FRP repairs

Concrete, fiberglass, and steel tanks are used in various industries to store water, chemicals, and other materials. As sturdy and reliable as these materials often are, they are still subject to corrosion over time, which leads to costly and dangerous leaks. Corroded or otherwise damaged tank linings need to be repaired, and the most efficient way to do that is with fiber-reinforced plastic, or FRP repairs. FRP is a composite material made from a polymer matrix that is reinforced with fibers. FRP used in tank lining repairs is usually in the form of an epoxy resin that can be applied to the lining or exterior of a tank to strengthen it. When it is applied to the inside of a tank, it acts as a highly durable moisture barrier that can significantly slow down corrosion and prevent even the most corrosive and caustic chemicals from leaking. Read more »