Plants throughout the United States rely on tanks to safely store a wide range of materials. As with most items, these tanks are prone to wear and tear with the passage of time. Considering that, it’s wise to ensure these tanks remain protected. If not, plant managers risk the negative effects associated with downtime. Farm and residential storage tanks filled with 1,100 gallons or less of fuel aren’t subject to any federal regulations, according to the EPA. However, plant tanks often have stricter regulations. Many factors affect the lifespan of tanks including construction, installation, and how often it’s maintained. Therefore, it’s wise to do everything possible to extend the service life of your tanks. With that in mind, here are three popular ways to lengthen the lifespan of your plant’s tanks.
- Tank Linings
You’ll find that tank linings work well for protection against corrosive materials. This option is suitable for gas tank liners, protecting (more…)
Nov 30 2018