| Application of glass flake filled coatings
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Storage tanks containing chlorine dioxide (
The internal of the tank was coated with a 760µ thick glass
flakes compound, and has been in service for several years with
no sign of deterioration.
Salt solution ( Nacl) storage tanks coated with
glass flake compound operating at more than 80ºC has be operating
for many years with no problem
Gypsum Thickener tank with an 18m diameter was
coated with glass flake compound and the installation is still servicing
well at room temperature.
Glass flaked filled Bisphenol- A resin exposed
to process sugar. The installation has been in service for at least
Glass flake filled coatings are used in bottom
coating for ship and barges.
A 37,000 ton dead weight tanker was sand blasted and coated with
glass flake filled coatings.
After the coating the roughness was of the bottom was reduce from
736 micron to 254 micron.
This smoother surface account for the reduction in shaft horsepower
required to maintain a speed of 15 knots.