Coatings help tanks and other structures remain in service by warding off corrosion and additional types of damage. However, before a coating can be applied, abrasive blasting—commonly in the form of sandblasting—needs to take place in order to create a surface prime for coating. This post takes a look at what goes into abrasive blasting and why this service requires a professional crew. Read more »
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As a local Bay Area business that relies on commercial water tanks, you need your tanks to remain in service for many years, resisting corrosion. Abrasive blasting for surface prep, prior to applying protective coating, makes long-term tank performance possible. By far, the best way to provide long-lasting corrosion resistance is through properly applied tank coatings, which create a protective surface for your stainless steel holding tanks. Read more »
It’s very important that storage tanks used in the petrochemical industry maintain structural soundness, both for the sake of public safety, and for environmental safety. The most common material used to build storage tanks is steel, primarily because of its tremendous strength, but that strength does not make it impervious to the damaging effects of corrosion. For that reason, it’s necessary for tank linings to be given protective coatings to help avoid corrosion. Read more »
Bay Area Project Sandblasting Steel Boxes
Mobile Sandblasting and Abrasive Blasting
Step 1: Abrasive Blasting
- Our engineering staff will select the appropriate abrasive
- We have a truck mounted sandblast system that will take care of all your mobile sand blasting and abrasive blasting needs. We have specialty, thick hoses that can reach up to 200 feet and give 90 psi level pressures at the blast nozzle.
Step 2: Spent Sand Disposal
- Spent Sand Disposal
- We then handle all of the disposal off site per CA regulations including taking samples of the spent sand for laboratory analysis and treatment if needed before disposal as non-RCRA or other waste designation .
- We have powerful vacuum suction equipment such as DitchWitchFX 60 for vacuuming and disposing the spent sand.
Step 3: High Pressure Hot Detergent Wash
We have top of the line Hotsybrand hot water / detergent / high pressure wash equipment to clean the surfaces. This gives us powerful hot water washes that combined w/ industrial-grade detergents from AkzoNobel clean up the surfaces to ASTM standards.
Contact Us for Mobile Sandblasting and Abrasive Blasting Services
Picon Sandblasting Services can help you with your on-site mobile sandblasting needs.