Epoxy coatings in tanks, which have been stressed beyond their chemical resistance during the carriage of strong solvents, tend to soften (can be tested with nails or with standardized test pencils).
Which actions should be taken?

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Give the coating time to "weather out" the trapped solvents using good ventilation, and recover it's hardness again, prior to loading the next cargo.

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