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fiberglass tank repairs

Fiberglass Tank Repairs Are Possible With The Right Tools and Techniques

Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is a popular material that is often used in chemical and storage tanks. Fiberglass tanks are sturdy and durable, but they can break down over time. The sun’s UV rays can damage the surface over time. Certain harsh chemicals can compromise the tank. Bumps and scratches to the outside layer can damage the tank. FRP tank repairs can be made to the outside of the tank or to the inside, but the repairs needed depend on the type of damage. Read more »

tank linings repair

Fiberglass Tank Linings Improved with FRP

Over time, storage tank linings tend to face the issue of corrosion, and that becomes an issue even quicker for tanks storing harsh substances. But even water can be an issue: Water & Wastes Digest’s Bob Hummel writes that salt- and chloride-containing water settling in the bottom of a tank may eat away at it while spawning an electrolyte that exacerbates the problem. Read more »

water tank linings repairs

Is it Time to Refurbish Your Water Storage Tank Linings?

No commercial operation that relies on water storage tanks should want the disruption and expense of a water tank failure and yet, tanks naturally degrade over time. When a tank problem occurs, and preferably beforehand, call the experts in water storage tank linings and tank lining repairsIt is usually less expensive to repair and extend the life of a tank than to replace it. Read more »

commercial trailer liner repair

Proper tank and trailer liners are crucial to protect commercial tanks against chemical absorption. Choosing the right tank liners allows you to store and transport different loads of corrosive substances without chemical damage. Let’s look at the many types of commercial trailer liners, along with their purposes and benefits–which go well beyond potential tank corrosion. Read more »

Strengthening Concrete and Repairing Water Tanks with FRP

For the past two decades and more, fiber-reinforced polymers (FPR) have been used in the U.S. for concrete strengthening, as well as in its capacity as a standard construction material. It has steadily been gaining broader acceptance among professionals who are becoming aware of its outstanding properties, especially when compared to conventional strengthening processes and techniques. That being so, FRP composites are now being used in many more applications requiring strengthening, such as in water tank repair and in tank linings in general. Read more »