Industrial Tank Painting, Coating and Lining Services

Industrial Tank Painting, Coating and Lining Services

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As one of the largest industrial storage tank painting contractors and tank equipment installers in the Northeast, CommTank has earned many loyal customers since 1994. Our industrial tank coating specialists provide a comprehensive range of water tank painting and fuel tank coating services for Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and secondary containment vessels.

Your Local Industrial Tank Painting Contractor

As your local industrial tank painting contractor covering MA, NH, ME and RI, Massachusetts-based CommTank maintains a well-trained, certified and experienced team of professionals. We perform the best methods of inspecting tank linings and coatings, preparing surfaces, and installing industrial and marine protective coatings and lining systems. We use modern technology and apply quality products that provide customers with a choice of price range across many storage applications.

Our Rigorous AST Surface Preparation Process

As reputable tank service and equipment contractors, CommTank technicians know that surface preparation is critical to achieving the maximum level of protection available through protective coating systems.

Our proven process of AST surface preparation follows these steps:

  • Perform surface sanding, grinding, dry ice or dry abrasive blasting
  • Conduct surface cleaning and degreasing prior to coating
  • Control dust and clean up debris

Our Proven Process of Industrial Tank Coating Application

  • Identify conditions specific to an AST that accelerate corrosion
  • Select precise coatings to guard against identified corrosion conditions
  • Control moisture and temperature during coating application and curing
  • Manage safety hazards involved in coating operations
  • Maintain worker safety practices as required of an industrial tank coating contractor
  • Ensure that AST manufacturer requirements are met

After all coatings have cured, CommTank performs a holiday test using a high-voltage detector in accordance with NACE RP-01-88. Holiday testing can detect surface faults in painted or coated tanks.

A properly applied coating should provide a service life of 10 to 20 years. Thus, it is critical to confirm that there are no thin or uncoated areas.

Photo of water tank painting contractors painting commercial water storage tank.

CommTank water tank painting contractors apply a final coat of epoxy to the roof of this water storage tank

Applications for Coating Aboveground Storage Tanks

CommTank AST coating applications include fuel tank coating services, industrial tank coating, and cryogenic tank painting.  We’re also one of the most popular water tank painting companies in New England.  Our many coating applications include:

  • Heating Oil
  • Diesel Oil
  • Gasoline
  • Propane
  • Kerosene
  • Chemical Storage
  • Potable Water
  • Sprinkler System Water
  • Cooling Tower Water Storage
  • Condensate
  • Fractionation
  • Applying polyurea over gravel AST containment

Applying polyurea over gravel AST containment

Types of Industrial Tank Coatings We Install

  • Polyurea / Elastomer
  • High Temp Epoxy
  • Marine Epoxy
  • Potable Water Epoxy
  • Flake Filled Epoxy
  • High Solids Polyurethane
  • Acrylic Polyurethanes
  • Alkyd Enamel
  • Vinyl Ester Lining

Final coat of polyamide epoxy

Cryogenic Tank Painting Services

CommTank performs reliable cryogenic tank painting Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island.  Cryogenic liquids include liquid oxygen, liquid argon and liquid nitrogen.  These liquids must be stored in insulated cryogenic vessels consisting of an inner pressure vessel surrounded by an outer vessel that’s typically constructed of stainless steel or carbon steel.

You'll find many examples of our industrial tank coating services in our tank painting and coating projects section.

Contact us today to discuss how CommTank can protect your tank investment and to schedule a tank coating inspection: 1-800-628-8260