Project name
Water Tower
Location
YORKSHIRE
Country
UK
Market area
UTILITIES

 

Requirement
Interior and Exterior maintenance of high level water tanks suffering from severe corrosion problems.


Surface Preparation
Surfaces were hand prepared to ST2 standard of EN ISO 8501-1:2007 using a combination of wire brushes, scrapers and mechanical tools and thorough fresh water washing to remove salt contamination.
Coatings
The interior was primed with Corroless EPF and finished with Corroless RF35 (2006).
The exterior, with the exception of the roof, was spot primed with a Corroless S1, followed by a full coat of Corroless SHB and finished with a coat of Corroless RF16 topcoat
The exterior roof and the base of the legs was treated using two coats of Corroless EPF.
Product (per coat) DFT (per coat) Colour
Internal
Corroless EPF 200 microns Buff
Corroless RF(2006) 200 microns Grey
External
Corroless S1 (spot) 35 microns Red Oxide
Corroless SHB 90 microns Buff
Corroless RF16 50 microns Blue
Roof and base of legs
Corroless EPF 200 microns Buff
Corroless EPF 200 microns Black

Comments
External: System has an expected life of 15 years under these conditions
Internal System has an expected life of 10 years under these conditions