There are few precautions more easily taken than epoxy coating your important or sensitive equipment. It gives you a number of different benefits and can be done in-house with very little manpower and time. The results will last for decades and can save thousands of dollars in repair or replacement costs. This is one of those times when an ounce of prevention is exactly what you need to get the most out of your plant life extension efforts.
How an Epoxy Coating Works
There is more to applying a coat of epoxy on a surface than just making it look nice, the way you would with paint. Rather, it produces a seal – a shield – that defends against a number of different threats, including industrial corrosive chemicals, erosion, concrete problems, etc., that all get worse over time if left untreated. At the volumes that many plants deal with, these are major problems that add up very quickly. As a result, trying to keep them in check is a serious concern for whoever is in charge.
Generally when creating this kind of coating, two or more components are mixed together, such as with ENECON NorCal’s METALCLAD CeramAlloy CL+AC. This two-polymer solution comes in a liquid form and is meant to be mixed in batches so that the chemical reaction that causes them to start to harden doesn’t start immediately. While it is still liquid, it can be applied to a surface like paint, where it will cure into a highly effective, industrial-strength, protective coating.
There are several reasons why one would want to add an epoxy coating to their equipment. For example, if you have a tank that stores corrosive chemicals or pipes that transport them, it’s a good idea to make sure that the internal surfaces are coated to prevent the chemicals from eating away at them. Chemical attack protection like this extends their useful life, makes the tank and pipes much safer, and reduces the need for unforeseen repair costs.
Concrete protection is another great benefit of adding epoxy, protecting your floors not only from wear and tear, but also from the possibility of erosion due to water flowing over them. In fact, many a waterproofing contractor will tell you that epoxy is a great way to keep anything that water regularly travels over or through in excellent shape.
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Considering how useful it is and how easy it is to install, why aren’t you getting this sort of protection today? It will save your company thousands of dollars in replacement costs of equipment damaged beyond possible repair, and takes very little effort to protect vital equipment and surfaces.
Don’t wait any longer. Every minute that you don’t have proper epoxy coating protecting your plant and extending its useful life is another minute that it continues to be damaged and untreated. Consider ENECON NorCal’s free industrial advice; the benefits could save you thousands.