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Three Ways to Protect Above Ground Storage Tanks Against Corrosion

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Above ground storage tanks are used to store massive quantities of materials like liquid fertilizer, crude oil, fuel and a variety of other chemical substances. Due to the nature of any given tank’s contents, these steel storage tanks are highly susceptible to corrosion.

With no form of protection against corrosion, the average above ground storage tank will begin to corrode at a rapid rate, sometimes as much as 5 millimeters per year — making disastrous leaks and spills a huge risk to the local ecosystem as well as the health and safety of your personnel.

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