Industrial Tank Transformation in Salem, MA | Kaloutas

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A Weekend Industrial Tank Transformation in Salem, MA

For this par­tic­u­lar Salem paint­ing project, there were three major con­sid­er­a­tions that drove the details: time, trans­for­ma­tion, and cleanup.

Time

As with many of our indus­tri­al and com­mer­cial paint­ing projects, time was of the essence. In order to not inter­rupt our client’s own oper­a­tions we agreed to com­plete their work over a week­end, allow­ing these tanks to get back to work on Mon­day, fresh and ready for action.

We’ll dig into the prep and paint details below!

Trans­for­ma­tion

As you can see in the pho­tos above, these sur­faces were heav­i­ly cor­rod­ed. Not only is this unsight­ly, but for many clients com­pro­mised coat­ings can quick­ly trans­late to com­pro­mised prod­ucts and com­modi­ties. Main­tain­ing a healthy sur­face is always the wis­est, and safest, con­tain­ment strategy.

Cleanup

When the trans­for­ma­tion process was com­plete, we thor­ough­ly cleaned up the work site so that the only sign we were ever there was the refreshed paint on the tanks.

What Did the Sur­face Prep and Paint­ing Process Include?

Because qual­i­ty sur­face prepa­ra­tion is the heart­beat of an endur­ing paint­ing project, we began by com­plete­ly remov­ing the exist­ing failed coat­ing and the ram­pant rust as well. We did this by first using a wire brush, then hand scrap­ing the sur­face. As a side note, this is what we pri­mar­i­ly had to clean up when the work was done.

Once the tanks were cleaned and prepped for paint, we used a DTM (Direct to Met­al) prod­uct. Suit­able for a vari­ety of appli­ca­tions, DTM paint offers excel­lent adhe­sion, cor­ro­sion resis­tance, and a durable, glossy fin­ish. These are all ide­al attrib­ut­es for a prod­uct that needs to cling to and pro­tect met­al sur­faces year round and in all kinds of weather.

Anoth­er Ful­ly Sat­is­fied Indus­tri­al Paint­ing Client

The work was com­plet­ed on-time, and as promised. Our client was so pleased, in fact, that they offered to be used as a refer­ral contact.

If we can answer your indus­tri­al paint­ing or coat­ing ques­tions, we hope you’ll con­tact us at Kaloutas today. We would val­ue the oppor­tu­ni­ty to serve you!

Kaloutas is New Eng­land’s pre­mier con­trac­tor for com­mer­cial & indus­tri­al paint­ing, floor­ing, and relat­ed ser­vices. Estab­lished in 1987, Kaloutas has become a trust­ed resource for gen­er­al con­trac­tors, facil­i­ties man­agers, and build­ing own­ers from Con­necti­cut to Maine. Our team prides itself on high qual­i­ty work­man­ship, jobs done on time & bud­get, and tack­ling com­plex projects that oth­er con­trac­tors don’t have the expe­ri­ence or resources to han­dle. Con­tact us today for a paint­ing or floor­ing esti­mate, or give us a call at 9785321414 to learn more.

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