Rubber Lining in Nuclear Waste Tank

The largest single rubber lining application to date! This nuclear waste tank spanned 2.5 acres, and holds 32 million gallons.

PROJECT DETAILS:

  • INDUSTRY: Government – Nuclear
  • LOCATION: Subcontractor to the US Department of Energy
  • YEAR: 2017
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION: Reference job SDU 6 Mega Tank

 

ABOUT THE TANK:

  • Holds low level nuclear waste
  • 160,000 square feet
  • 32,000,000 gallons
  • Floor covered 2.5 acres
  • 208 support columns

 

ABOUT THE TANK:

  • Interior surface was treated with a surfacer and conductive primer
  • Applied over 7,000 individual pieces of pre-vulcanized rubber
  • Entire tank was high voltage spark tested
  • Buyoff inspection successfully completed with Hydro test
installing a rubber lining in a nuclear waste tank

painting conductive primer on tank walls

installing a rubber lining in a nuclear waste tank

ABOUT UNIVERSAL BLASTCO:

In addition to rubber linings, Universal Blastco does abrasive blasting, coatings linings, FRP work, industrial masonry, inspections, concrete restoration and more. Request your free quote here, email blastco@isginc.us or call 803-773-6388.

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