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tank lining repairs

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 »

San Francisco Tank Inspection Photos and Guidance

san francisco water tank lining inspection

Tank Inspector:

Chevan Goonetilleke, MS

  • NACE Certified Coating Inspector-Level 3, Cert No.38388
  • FiberglassTank & Pipe Institute, RP-2007 Inspector, Cert No.00089

Tank Inspection Equipment:

  • Underwater Drone (ROV), Video,Camera
  • Model#: Deep Trekker DTG3, Manufactured in 2022

Tank Inspection Date: July 22,2022 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 »

frp linings

Storage tanks handle all types of liquids, from basic H20 to harsh chemicals. They’re designed to last, but even the best products can leak or rust from exposure to the elements or because of age. When a tank needs repairs, you can try to patch it, but those types of repairs may not be permanent. As an alternate to replacing the tank, fiberglass liner repair may be just what you need to get up to 20 more years of use out of the tank. Read more »

water tank liners bay area

Water tanks and liners are designed to be durable and long-lasting. To best serve their customers, facilities mangers and technicians know that proper upkeep is crucial to the longevity of water tank liners and tanks. Implementing an inspection and maintenance schedule is the best way to keep these indispensable products in great condition. Read more »

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Why FRP Duct, Linings, & Tanks?

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) used in tank linings make great long-term solutions for repairs and maintenance. The material is designed to last for 20 years or more, with minimal maintenance requirements. FRP wraps are a reliable alternative to replacing pipes, ducts, and liners, as well as being affordable. Here’s a breakdown about the benefits of fiberglass tank repairs. Read more »