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Floor Covering for Anodizing Line





September 17, 2008

Q. I would like to know what is best suitable for the floor covering at anodizing lines that can be resistant to all the acids that might be used at the anodizing lines.
And also by considering the heat on chemical brightening tank and sealing tanks what has to be used as floor coverings on these specific areas too.

Ismail Tutlupinar
Buyer - Istanbul, Turkey



September 22, 2008

A. Hi, Ismail. Vinylester or epoxy troweled-on coatings should be fine. But the bright-dip tank should be double-walled so there is no chance of a massive spill in the event of a leak at the welds.

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey



September 23, 2008

A. We use non-slip 1" thick fiberglass grating for the flooring/grating surrounding the tanks at my plant. The initial investment can be quite steep, but it will last a lifetime, and you don't have to worry about stripping and re-coating when the coating on the metal grating inevitably fails.

Marc Green
Marc Green
anodizer - Boise, Idaho



January 22, 2014

Q. What do you recommend as floor covering of the anodizing line where anodizing and acidic rinse tanks are placed on, to protect the floor against spillage and leaks of anodizing solution / acid rinse water. Thank you.

Timur Ulucak
- Istanbul, Turkiye



January 24, 2014

A. Hi Timur. I continue to suggest vinylester trowelled-on coatings for the concrete.

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey


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