US115: Finished Methanol Storage Tank
storage tank at an onshore facility had found
corrosion issues both internally and externally.
The client also requested that the roof was to be
abrasive blasted to remove any surface residue.
An inspection report of the methanol tank (28ft
diameter x 31ft high) stated pitting with a
maximum depth of 160mils was found on the
internal base and shell, a suitable filler material
should be utilized in these areas.
The project involved mobilizing Corrocoat
technicians for a period of 18 days to work on site.
The technicians had to deploy all site equipment
including environmental control equipment. A feat
of organization and coordination that Corrocoat’s
on-site teams are well versed in.
Refurbishing and lining the internals of the tank
with Polyglass VEF will protect against corrosion
and reduce maintenance and down time costs.