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Tank Linings Repair Using Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)

In industries where storage of chemicals and water is crucial, ensuring the safety and longevity of storage tanks is paramount. Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) linings have emerged as a game-changer, offering unparalleled advantages over traditional materials like steel or concrete. Let’s delve into why considering FRP tank linings repair for your chemical and water storage tanks is a wise decision. Read more »

Fiberglass Tank Repair

Making the choice to replace or repair equipment is often a calculated decision that takes many elements into account. While cost is always a consideration for businesses, downtime and safety are also factors that should be reviewed. FRP tanks, AKA Fiberglass Reinforced Tanks, are a common option for the industrial market. If you’re looking at FRP tank repair or replacement, here are some things to remember about maintenance. Read more »

FRP Tank Repairs

Even though fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) tanks are durable for up to 40 years, they are still vulnerable to damage from various factors. Thorough inspections of FRP tank liners are required every five years, although a quick visual inspection at least twice a year is recommended. You won’t need tank liner repairs or replacements that frequently, but regular inspections can let you know when your tank liners are failing. Read more »

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FRP Wraps & Linings Enable Flexible Repairs

As of March 2012, there were approximately 587,000 underground storage tanks that were used to store petroleum and other hazardous substances. Since these substances cannot be allowed to leak into nearby groundwater, these tanks have been double-walled since 2005. A double-walled tank is similar to double-walled hulls on oil tankers and includes a secondary wall with a space between both walls. If the inner wall is damaged and begins to leak, the substance inside the tank will only fill the space between the walls instead of leaking into the ground where it can contaminate nearby groundwater. The leaked material drains to the centerline of the tank bottom where it can be safely removed by a pump or through other means. Read more »

Should You Consider FRP for Concrete Strengthening

Concrete is a fairly durable material, which is why so many structures are built of concrete. Unfortunately, concrete is vulnerable to deterioration and defects, which need to be addressed. If your commercial water tank in the Bay Area is showing signs of concrete failure, FRP is one choice for concrete strengthening. Read more »

Bay Area Commercial and Domestic Water Tanks – Fabrication and Repair

Water tanks serve myriad functions, including storing water for fire suppression, holding wastewater, and supplying potable water. All of those functions are critical, so choosing the right fire water tank repairs and fabrication for a property is important. If you’re a project or property manager planning to install a tank, the following questions are useful to keep in mind. Read more »

When To Use FRP Wraps and Linings

Owners of plastic water tanks will notice that the both tank and ducts experience corrosion and physical wear and tear over the years. This creates a situation where the owner has to schedule replacements and hope that the system doesn’t leak in between. And depending on what tools you have available to you the repair may cost more than the replacement parts themselves. Read more »

Fiberglass Repairs in San Francisco

Fiberglass Repairs in San Francisco – Common Uses

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic, commonly referred to as FRP, is a composite material used in commercial structures due to its versatility. FRP is created by placing fiberglass reinforcement inside a plastic matrix, which can be used in the same way as other structural reinforcements. The primary advantage of using FRP is waste reduction and structural efficiency. Read more »