BELZONA PROTECTS CRUDE OIL STORAGE TANK
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.
- Overall condition of the tank before the application of the Belzona coating system.
- Grit blasting taking place.
- Application of Belzona® 6111 using spray equipment.
- View of the tank once the Belzona coating system had been applied.
Exterior coating of 1000-barrel crude oil storage tank.
Modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.
The Belzona coating system allowed for the protection of the tank, thereby providing the needed abrasion and chemical resistance.