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What comprises tank passivation and why is it required?

27 Mar, 22:35

March 27, 2020, 10:35 p.m.
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Passivation is applying 12 - 15% nitric acid on tank surfaces, either with a brush or spray.

Stainless steel tanks are sometimes required to be "passivated" especially after tank surface repairs have been carried out and aggressive cargoes are to be loaded.

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27 Mar, 22:37

March 27, 2020, 10:37 p.m.
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