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Thinking Outside The Tank

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Constant wind, tiny isopods, a busy site, and a compressed deadline – this tank project presented multiple challenges for the unfazed foam crew. By Jen Kramer The power company knew that their 12,600-square-foot, 40-foot-tall, 70-foot-diameter, 1,000,000-gallon, service water tank was in need of exterior insulation. Although it was not yet corroded, given the elements and the location, it was just ...

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Treating Them Right: Closed-Cell SPF and Polyurea are Applied to 30 Digester Tanks at a Mexican Water Treatment Plant

The Atotonilco Plant for Treatment of Residual Waters is an industrial facility currently being constructed to improve the water quality for irrigation primarily in the Valley of Mexico. Located in Atotonilco de Tula, in the State of Hidalgo, the Atotonilco Plant will become the largest hydro complex in Latin America, and one of the largest worldwide upon completion. There are ...

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Getting Tanked: A West Coast Winery Relies on Spray Foam and Polyurea for Long-Lasting Infrastructure

At first glance, the numbers were hard to digest: 800 sets of foam applied to over 100 tanks at multiple job sites. The figures even surprised the man who led the project. “When I was looking at the square footage on that project, and the amount of material, it was very insane, let’s put it that way,” said Roberto Hulsey, ...

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Tanked: A Massive Liquid Fertilizer Tank is Insulated With Spray Foam

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The Corn Belt has consistently been one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world, due in part to the efficient transportation of not only the harvested crops, but their precursor: fertilizer. Scattered about this Midwest region are fertilizer production and distribution centers that feed the plants that in turn feed the United States. One such facility, which supplies ...

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