Cargo Holds and Cargo Tanks2019-05-02T12:16:24+01:00

Vessel Areas
Cargo Holds and Cargo Tanks

OVERVIEW

Crude oil cargo tanks and holds are now required to be coated with an IMO approved coating system due to changes in regulations.

Chemco’s solvent-free, wet & rust tolerant system has passed independent tests for IMO Resolution MSC.288(87) for application in crude oil cargo tanks on bare steel, shop primed steel and on wet & rusty steel.

SOLUTION

BENEFITS

  • Solvent-free, wet & rust tolerant
  • Flexibility with surface preparation method
  • Significantly reduced Health & Safety and Fire Hazard
  • Comprehensive range of solutions
  • FDA: Food (dry bulk cargo), non-alcoholic beverage
  • FDA: Alcoholic beverages
  • Abrasive cargo – glassflake epoxy or ceramic systems
  • Fuels and crude oil – glassflake epoxy system
  • Aggressive chemicals – vinylester glassflake system
  • All coatings are cold applied and fast cure

SOLUTION

Solvent-Free, Wet & Rust Tolerant System

internal cargo holds painted grey

RS 500P is a solvent-freewet & rust tolerant primer or primer-finish epoxy coating system. The system’s long-term performance is based on completely sealing the surface (porous-free film) and arresting the rust totally.

RA 500M is a solvent-free, wet tolerant and highly chemical resistant glassflake epoxy single/topcoat.

RS 500P and RA 500M combine to make a multi-functional, groundbreaking coating system which is perfectly suited to cargo holds and cargo tanks.

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