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Lifeliner installs start at four Petrocell sites

The Eurotank tank lining team has started work at four Petrocell Holdings sites installing single-skin Lifeliners. Work at the first site – Sidmouth – has already been completed, where six tanks were relined.

Head of Tank Lining at Eurotank, Eddie Fataciune, said: “We always aim to cause minimal disruption on site so the work was divided into two phases to maintain availability of both grades of fuel on at least half of the pumps.”

All the tanks were cleaned and inspected before any testing or lining took place. This is always good practice as at Sidmouth, the Eurotank team found an area of concern around a striker plate which had to be repaired before work could continue. 

All six tanks had a single-skin Lifeliner installed comprising three layers of fibre glass followed by a
wax coat.

Eddie continued: “The project at Sidmouth was completed a week earlier than anticipated thanks to the skills of our experienced team.”

Petrocell Director, John Dowling, said: “Eurotank gave us various options and we chose the one that was environmentally responsible and most appropriate for us. In this case it was single-skin Lifeliners, which have a 20-year warranty.

“We have been using Eurotank for years and the team are excellent, especially at accommodating us with the minimal amount of disruption on site. They are always professional and are also very safety conscious.” 

Published date:
May 13, 2022
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