KHIA ID: 403
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Substrate: Carbon Steel
Customer Location: Tank Farm - Mexico
Application Date: August 2001

Belzona® 6111 (Liquid Anode)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

Problem: Due to the tank farm’s proximity to the coast, a host of components, including abrasion from the sand, salt air, contamination from residual sour gas and other chemical components, contributed to the accelerated erosion/corrosion of the exterior of the storage tank.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Overall condition of the tank before the application of the Belzona coating system.
  2. Grit blasting taking place.
  3. Application of Belzona® 6111 using spray equipment.
  4. View of the tank once the Belzona coating system had been applied.
Application Situation
Exterior coating of 1000-barrel crude oil storage tank.
Application Method
Modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.
Belzona Facts
The Belzona coating system allowed for the protection of the tank, thereby providing the needed abrasion and chemical resistance.