Materials Performance Supplements

Corrosion Prevention and Control for Tanks 2017

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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Page 14 of 23 Field Erected FRP Tank Specialists Thorpe Plant Services, Inc. is proud to present STRAND® fiberglass reinforced plastic tanks and products. The world's leading manu- facturer of custom FRP tanks and products with over 400,000sf of manufacturing space across the USA. Thorpe utilizes state-of-the-art engineering software, materials, equipment, and design principals, as well as industry leadin g QA/ QC procedures, to meet grow ing process and environmental demands from both public and private industrial clients for the most corrosive environments. Why FRP Tanks? • Major components shop fabricated • Economic benefits over field install alloy tanks • Safer to assemble than steel tanks • Less maintenance • Good insulator on temperat ure and stat ic elect r ic ity Thorpe Service and Product Offerings • Turnkey FRP Specialists • Developer of oblat ion tec hnology (Patented 1978) • Dually acc redited • Cus tom des igns • Tanks, pres s ure ves s els, s c rubbers, piping, duct s and s t r uct ur al component s • Shop and field erected FRP vessels, piping, ducts and equipment • Full line of U.S. made FRP flanges, fittings and accessories • Manufactured with premium grade resins • Ring oblation up to 57' diameters for shipping • Shop controlled conditions • Top down construction, minimal elevated work • Hot work permits are not required • Minimize on site chemicals, virtually no VOC's • Corros ion res is tant throughout the FRP structure • Eas y to repair if damaged • Exterior paint not required – no "UV" derogation • Engineering and Design • M anufacture • Field erect/install • ASM E RTP- 1 • ASM E Section X, Clas s II • Less freight • Faster to erect/insta ll, shorter turnaround • Reduced crane needs • Minimize field crew size and time on site

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