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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 »

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Commercial Domestic Water Tanks Are Incredibly Important

While they may seem like an afterthought perched atop a roof, rooftop water tanks serve vital functions: They are a fire-suppression necessity and sometimes serve as a source of drinking water for condominium buildings and other large structures. Those are quite important roles, and maintenance is necessary to make sure water tanks can handle them. Read more »

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Choosing Materials for Fabrication of Tanks, Water Tank Linings and Coatings

Water storage is an integral part of many industries and requires careful consideration to minimize risks and adhere to government standards. So, it’s not hard to understand why tank fabrication is so important.

The way that you store your water, regardless of its unique properties, will have a direct impact on the quality of your operation. This is why we’ve compiled a list of some essential factors to consider before committing to a design or manufacturer. Read more »

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Fire Water Tank Sizing for Fire Suppression

An adequate public water supply necessary for fire suppression is not always available, and in such cases a firewater tank can be used to aid in the suppression of fires which break out in either a residential or commercial setting. The tank sizing for such a firewater tank is important, because if it cannot meet the needs of fire suppression, the fire will not be contained, and it is likely that one or more buildings will be severely damaged as a result. Commercial firewater tanks in the Bay Area, as in other sections of the country, are generally sized according to a specific calculation which ensures there is sufficient water and water pressure to do the job. Read more »