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Sherwin-Williams Launches High Temperature, High Pressure-Resistant Tank Lining
Single-coat Nova-Plate 325 can be applied up to 60 mils DFT, withstand immersion at 300°F
CLEVELAND (April 16, 2013) – Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings announces the launch of Nova-Plate 325, an extended lifecycle, 100 percent solids tank lining for high temperature crude oil, produced water and frac tank applications. Additionally, Nova-Plate 325 is appropriate for universal "swing service" applications in refined fuel and ethanol service.
Nova-Plate 325 was designed for use both onshore and offshore where conventional systems cannot withstand contents that have been extracted under pressure, and at temperatures as high as 300° F (150° C) for crude oil and 210o F (99° C) for produced water.
"Our labs are working directly with the oil and gas industry to meet their ever increasing needs," said Ron Knecht, market director for Oil & Gas – North America, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings. "A lining specification for heavy crude oil must take today’s high temperatures and pressures into account. Nova-Plate 325 is formulated with advanced novolac technology, incorporating components of glass and ceramic, that promotes a tank's long life under the most demanding of immersion conditions."
With Nova-Plate 325, asset owners can expect a fast return to service, with the drying schedule allowing for foot traffic in six hours and cure to service in 48 hours, for a typical 20 mil DFT application at 77° F (25° C). In rehabilitation applications, Nova-Plate 325 can be applied in a single coat up to 60 mils DFT.
Sherwin-Williams is a global protective and marine coatings company that delivers smarter asset protection and unmatched service and specification support to its customers from 4,000 locations worldwide. From alkyds to zincs, the company offers a complete line of time-tested, high performance coatings and systems to combat corrosion, supported by the largest group of NACE-certified coatings inspectors in the industry. With more than 140 years in business and a culture of product innovation, Sherwin-Williams today is the single source of supply for coatings solutions made to your specifications and delivered on time, every time.
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