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commercial water tank frp

Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is a popular method of making tank repairs. FRP tank liners have a lot of design flexibility. You can customize FRP liners to fit your needs. FRP has a high strength to weight ratio. It is lighter than metal but retains the strength. FRP tanks can be installed underground without tearing up the entire system. Still, for all the benefits, you can’t just leave your FRP tanks alone and expect them to operate efficiently without regular maintenance. You should also be prepared to watch for problems with your FRP tanks, to make fiberglass repairs before big problems ensue. Read more »

tank leak repair

Storage tanks are used in a number of industries, and while they are durable enough to last for years, they are still subject to corrosion and will need to be repaired at some point. This can seem daunting for some businesses, but it doesn’t have to be. Depending on the kinds of storage tanks you have, you might have several options available when it comes to tank leak repair. Read more »

domestic water tank repair company san francisco

A Domestic Water Tank in San Francisco Needs Proper Lining

There are hundreds of domestic water tank in the San Francisco area and thousands in use across the great state of California. And it is no wonder. There are many uses for water storage tanks including potable water, stormwater, wastewater, and fire protection. Commercial applications for water tanks include agriculture, petrochemical, wineries and vineyards, and food processing. Thus, San Francisco domestic water tank maintenance and repair work is an important business enterprise.  Read more »

tank liings repair san francisco

Project: Condo Building, Tank Linings Repair – 25,000 gal

We were called upon by a condo building manager in San Francisco to remove their old commercial water tank lining, perform tank linings repair and surface preparation, and reapply a new tank lining.

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san francisco commercial water tank repair

Hidden Commercial Water Tanks in San Francisco – Fire Fighting

Residents of San Francisco and visitors to the city might be surprised by what lies unseen beneath their feet. The clue is some interesting brick or stone circles (or rectangles) found in intersections within the city. Underneath those circles or rectangles are 170 to 200 water cisterns (the number reported isn’t consistent) which function as emergency water cisterns. The reason for the cisterns is found in one word: fire.  Read more »

fire water tank repairs san francisco

Don’t Skip Essential Fire Water Tank Repairs San Francisco!

There are some common issues that can arise with fire water tanks and the linings that warrant swift attention. These types of repairs merit the attention of a professional- do not try to go it alone. To prevent these kinds of problems in the future, rely on routine inspections and regular maintenance from a qualified technician who has experience with fire water tank repairs San Francisco– the type of storage tanks used for structural fire suppression. Read more »

san francisco water tank repair

San Francisco Water Tank Repairs

Commercial steel tanks have a limited lifespan. Whether it’s from corrosion, performance failure, or unexpected damage, steel tanks often require tank leak repair. Making repairs to steel tanks can be expensive, time-consuming and expensive, especially when steel tanks are buried underground. Whatever type of repairs your steel tank needs, consider fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) as an efficient way to get back to normal. Here are three common types of San Francisco water tank repairs. Read more »

fpr water tank liners, frp repairs, water tank lining

Why Choose FRP for Water Tank Liners and Tank Repairs

Metal storage tanks are extremely susceptible to corrosion, and there will come a time when they will need to be repaired or replaced. Replacing a storage tank is sometimes unavoidable, but it is also a much more costly option. In most cases, it’s best to stick with water tank repair unless the bottom of a tank is no longer salvageable. This usually involves installing new water tank liners, which have evolved over the years to be far stronger and more resistant to heat and corrosion than they’ve been in the past. This is largely thanks to FRP. Read more »

frp wraps, water tank repairs bay area

Water Tank liners  Using FRP for Tank Repairs & Protection

Steel and concrete tanks have always been used to store potable water and other liquids, which means corrosion has always been an issue. In the past, companies have tried to prevent corrosion and avoid costly water tank repairs by lining tanks with materials such as lead-based paint, vinyl, and coal tar epoxies. These days, most companies use fiberglass-reinforced polymer, or FRP, for their water tank liners. FRP was introduced in the 1950s as a way to repair tank bottoms that had corroded. The material could not only bridge gaps that had formed in the bottoms of tanks, but they provided protection from internal corrosion as well. This made FRP wraps useful in tanks that were being used to contain more caustic chemicals. Read more »