The tank liners are an important thing to protect the storage tanks of any size. These liners play an important role in protecting the tank as well as in reducing the threats of environmental problems and leakages.
Transcript of "Things you should know about the job of tank painting"
OPC - Ontario Protective Coatings
Things You Should Know About the Job of Tank Painting
Overview :The job of tower painting is mainly done to protect the towers from corrosion and external damage.
High quality materials are mainly used to paint these towers.
Description :Apart from using the tank liners, the regular tank painting service is really an effective way to prevent
both the internal and external deterioration. The polyethylene tanks need protection from the UV
degradation and the stainless steel tanks need protection from the corrosion. So, the tank lining
and the tank painting services offered by the industrial painters work as the protective coatings that
extend the structural integrity of the tanks as well as extends the life of the tanks. But the job of tank
painting is much more than spraying on any paint and needs expertise to do so. This process
includes preparing the surface, following the safety procedures and using the right materials. These
industrial painter companies also specialize in tower painting.
The industrial painting companies which offer tank liners, tank painting and tower painting services
also offer complete preparations. This process includes a high pressure washing to remove the
grime and the old paint. There are a number of painting companies who also use the completely
automated blasting systems along with steel shot, sand and the dry ice pallets as cleaning
abrasives. Then comes the final plans of tank painting and tower painting. This thing considers
some particular conditions like tower or tank material, humidity, the extent of the deterioration and
Epoxy is one of the popular coating materials used for coating the interior part of the storage tank.
If being upgraded continuously, the resistance to the chemicals and the ability to cure quickly of
these tanks increases gradually. Besides, now the polyurethane compounds are also found that
can be set in a few minutes, cure the tank in only 48 hours and these compounds are also moisture
So, the polyurethane compounds can also be used in the exterior walls of tanks as well as in the
purpose of tower painting where there are high levels of humidity. Apart from these materials, the
acrylics, silicones, enamel, polyamides and vinyl-ester are also used by the industrial painters for
the purpose of tank painting and tower painting.
The popular tank painting and tank liners companies are well aware of all the procedures that they
need to follow to ensure the safety of the workers or anybody near the site. Proper ventilation is a
must for painting the tank interiors in order to decrease the amount of the solvents and the airborne
There are a few efficiencies that decrease the cost of the tank and tower paintings. It might include
the use of the coatings that can quickly cure at the temperature of the work time.
About Company :Barry Pitman is a worker and the owner of the Ontario Protective Coatings (OPC). This company
works as a leader in the field of Tank Liners, Tank Painting and Industrial Painting.