Next generation tank lining delivers next-level service lives

Raising the standard on tank lining endurance for decades to come

Owners of refined products terminals, crude oil terminals, chemical plants and refineries can encounter several challenges when taking storage tanks out of service for inspection and repair per American Petroleum Institute (API) Recommended Practice 653 requirements.

The out-of-service downtime can cost tens of thousands of dollars and sometimes upwards of $500,000 for a large-diameter crude oil tank. Yet the API 653 inspection process is a required industry standard practice that must be complied with.

Corrosion is always a challenge, and it can happen in different ways. And so, asset owners have to consider several factors when choosing tank linings, especially if they want to reduce the need for recoating or rehabilitation following inspections.

Our experts offer a variety of factors to consider when choosing tank linings and how Sherwin-Williams is raising the standard for years to come with our latest generation of single-coat epoxy tank linings.

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