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JAN 2018

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86 JANUARY 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM coating. Key words: most of. In between the tank 's pedestal and shell was a trough that ran around the exterior. According to Winter, the trough caused trouble for maintenance crews, and the city wanted to cover the exposed area so that the crews wouldn't have to worry about cleaning it out. It would have been fairly straightforward except that the work drawings were missing that item. The project started on the tank's interior. But when they were only about halfway done with the work inside, they headed back outside to prep and prime a trough that had been left off the drawings. "No one realized it until we were about halfway done with the inside," Winter said. A city worker eventually mentioned it before too long, but between figuring out the fee, subbing out the welding work, and blasting and painting the 18-inch (45.7 cm) panel, it cost the crew seven weeks. Luckily, the crew had already coated most of the prepped steel inside. W hat they did lose was the blast they'd already On the inside, surface prep included the use of AMASTEEL to achieve a NACE No. 2/Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) Surface Preparation (SP) 10: Near-White Blast Cleaning, as well as dehumidifiers. Steel Tank Coatings Website Recoat See for yourself at the NEW coatingspromag.com JOB AT A GLANCE PROJECT: Rebuild the CoatingsPro Magazine website. PRIME CLIENT: Our readers SUBSTRATE: coatingspromag.com USABILITY CONSIDERATIONS: » Exclusive coverage on the web! » Daily news from around the coatings industr y! » Improved customized search functions! Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q0118

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