External Underground Tank Refurbishment
Rugeley Power Station required a large fire-mains water tank to be coated situated in an underground building with limited access.
The tank was located in a confined and restrictive area. No blasting was permitted/feasible and there was a continual damp/wet condition with very little air movement.
One coat of Epo-chem™ RS 500P solvent-free, wet & rust-tolerant epoxy system @ 150 – 200µ DFT by brush and roller. A colour topcoat of Fastguard™ RN 500TC water-based acrylic system was applied to the client’s colour specification @ 80µ DFT.
Due to the successful application, both the client and the applicator have now specified Chemco systems in all other areas with similar problems. Chemco is an acknowledged major problem solver within the industry.
Utilising this innovative system, the application team could carry out a very difficult task in a very short space of time; without any requirement for ventilation or dehumidification equipment:
• No grit blasting.
• Reduced H&S and Fire Precaution
• Reduced cost of plant and equipment
• Chemco system will protect the steel substrate in excess of 10 years