WELCOME TO MIT DIVING COATING

 

A STEEL STORAGE TANK’S COATING IS ONLY AS GOOD AS ITS APPLICATION

MIT Diving & Coating provides certified divers and expert applicators offering you peace of mind for your water storage tank needs. Inspecting, cleaning and surface preparation in order to apply specialty coatings to your water tank.

MIT has completed projects for large organizations and at the same time can manage entire projects for a small or medium size companies. If your organization has a complete set of specifications that need to be followed, we can make it happen. If your organization is not sure of what will be required, we can manage this process for you.No matter where your organization is located, we can provide your specialty coating needs, our reach is endless.

MIT strives to create a company that prides itself on speed, ingenuity, and safety. Staff on board with MIT have met the NACE – National Association of Corrosion Engineers. Certifications. Additional training is part of our process.

 

We provide a 3 man certified dive team allowing you to keep your tank online. The most efficient and cost effective method of tank cleaning.

 
 
 
 
 

SPECIALIZED COATINGS

Offering a complete line of high performance coatings technologies to combat corrosion. We deliver unmatched service and coatings specification support to meet our customers’ coatings needs.

WATER TANKS

MIT is dedicated to finding new methods and solutions for our clients needs. We will continue to improve methods of service, and develop equipment that will satisfy the needs of the districts.
To provide high quality service that exceeds our clients current capabilities and expectations.
Our major goals include extending our services to all state and public water providers, building our client/customer base with a close eye on reputation, and providing services that are not now available.
Most importantly conserving our natural resources, with our specialized underwater vacuum we are able to cut the cleaning time down to a minimum.

 


Interior and exterior assessments; review structural, sanitary, safety, security and any installed coating conditions.

Minimum items to be examined include; ladders, shell, roof, vents, man ways, seams, anchors, safety systems, hatches, external overflow and plumbing.

High resolution color video will document the interior inspection. The documentation will be completed with real time closed circuit underwater video equipment. All pertinent finding will be recorded including, dive technician's findings and a narrative summary.



MIT meets all regulations and standards required for diving, inspecting and repairing potable water tanks, including but not limited to regulations and standards from OSHA, EPA, CDPHE, AWWA, NFPA and TCEQ.

All dive technicians and equipment that is used in the tank will be fully disinfected prior to accessing tank in accordance with AWWA Standard C652-11. All entries will be conducted in accordance with applicable OSHA regulations pertaining to diving and confined space; including 1910.401 through1910.441.

Sediment will be thoroughly removed from the floor of each scheduled tank.



Most interior coating systems for immersion require an SSPC SP 10/NACE No. 2, Near-White Blast Cleaning profiling steel and sspc 6/concrete.

The cleaning and profile will allow the applied coatings system to adhere to the substrate. Delivering you a tight coatings system protecting your tank against corrosion.

Interior coating systems DFT will varry from 12-60 mils typically in a potable water tank.  Selecting the coating system can change the cost due to the elements, pot life, re-coat,  and back in service time.



Exterior Coating

like the interior coating system the exterior can range from $30 per gallon to $1,000 per gallon in certain top coats. The coating system selected will determine the profile needed and if the method of over-coating is an option.

2.1 SSPC-SP1 SOLVENT CLEANING
The removal of all visible oil, grease, soil, drawing and cutting compounds and other soluble contaminants from surfaces with solvents or commercial cleaners using various methods of cleaning such as wiping, dipping, steam cleaning or vapor degreasing.

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