Composite Tank Repair

Industry: Pulp & Paper

Solution: Chemical Storage Tanks

ID: CTR-9-00097

Project summary:

During a planned outage, a pulp and paper plant found severe degradation to the weld seams in a critical chemical storage tank. The 23 ft. long cylindrical tank operated at elevated temperatures and contained a highly volatile and flammable liquid, turpentine. After spot welds were performed on the severely damaged weld seams, a full composite reinforcement was performed on the tank.

  • Date of installation: 6/21
  • End user: Georgia Pacific
  • Facility/Location: Cedar Springs
  • Applicator: Coast 2 Coast Coatings
  • Products used:
  • FRP Repair Putty
  • FRP 211 HT Saturant
  • CF-500 BD
  • HP 400 Novo