Chemical Protection Against 96% Sulphuric Acid

  A UK fabricator of vessels and tanks for multiple industries required additional chemical resistance for two storage tanks due to enter service in the chemicals processing industry. The internal surfaces of the tanks would be subject to constant immersion in sulphuric acid. Following arrival of the tanks, to our workshop, all internal surfaces were […]

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Posted on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Polyglass VE Pipegrade Test Spool

We were recently awarded a contract to protect 300 new pipe spools of various dimensions by a multinational energy client. Corroglass 600 series was the coating system selected for this project,  as it offered the best long-term corrosion protection on the FPSO. With pipe diameters between 50mm and 300mm. a number of coating strategies were […]

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Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Roof Refurbishment of Resin Plant Process Water Treatment Tank

The external of a large process tank at a resin plant was previously blasted and coated by a competitor in the US. Three months after completion, the client found that the contractor had blasted hundreds of holes in the roof of the tank and had just painted over them. This allowed rainwater to contaminate the […]

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Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2022

Protection for Equipment Destined for European Salt Plant

Our partners at Corrocoat Benelux won a contract with a client specialising in the construction industry to coat ten new large bore pipes and four cooling water tanks, including the tank inserts. The equipment was destined for a large salt plant in Europe, where the pipes would be used to transport brine and the tanks […]

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Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

Road Tanker Internal Repair

Al-Sabaiea, our partners in Kuwait recently worked on a project to restore and protect a tanker for a client operating in the oil and gas industry. The tanker was used to mix and transport strong Hydrochloric acid for upstream oilfield services, to and from site. The previous coating on the tank had suffered chemical attack […]

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Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Overcoming Logistical Challenge of Protection for Enormous Compressor Housing Unit

Our partners in the Netherlands, Corrocoat Benelux, recently won a contract with a multinational company that provides mission-critical flow creation products and industrial solutions, to provide corrosion protection for a compressor housing unit from the automotive industry. Following 8 years in service, the epoxy coating in the internal cooling water area became detached, causing a […]

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Posted on Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

Protection of Equipment for Nuclear Energy

Our Czech partners, Corrotech, recently provided corrosion protection of the internal parts of two 2 x 12m2 fire foam tanks, for a client in the Energy Industry at a Nuclear Power Plant. The tanks stored a fire foam concentrate which had caused damage to the existing internal linin, resulting in pitting corrosion.  The Corrotech team […]

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Posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022

Product Showcase: Di-Shield

Di-shield is a polyester co-polymer mixed with glassflake and other fillers to give excellent dielectric properties. Di-shield will cure at low temperatures, has excellent adhesion and is able to withstand the high pH generated in the vicinity, of impressed current and sacrificial anodes. Di-shield will continue to cure under water once applied, it requires no […]

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Posted on Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

Sulphuric Acid Containment

After years of service, the cementitious substrate of a sulphuric acid containment at a pulp and paper plant was acidified. This happened as a result of an acid base reaction due to ground moisture, which occurred beneath previous repairs and caused repeated failure. The client turned to our partners at Corrocoat US to provide a […]

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Posted on Thursday, February 10th, 2022

Protection for the Power Generation Industry

Our Czech partners, Corrotech, as part of their ongoing relationship with customers in the power generation industry, were approached to provide corrosion abrasion protection for two flue gas ducts. Each carbon steel duct was 630 m2 and required the removal of coarse sediments as well as previous coatings and the decontamination of soluble salts from […]

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Posted on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021