External epoxy coatings of underground steel tanks, pipes & fittings - BRL-K768/03

Coatings certified to the requirements of BRL-K768 are suitable for the external protection of underground steel tanks, pipes and fittings. Tanks protected with these coatings can be installed in areas with a high ground water table. Also, tthese coatings can be used in combination with a cathodic protection system.

Who is this for?

Owners of underground storage tanks. Also, this Evaluation Guideline is important for coatingĀ applicaters certified to the requirements of Evaluation Guideline BRL-K790.

When is this needed?

Owners of underground steel storage tanks are required to protect these tanks by menas of an external coating. In areas with a high water table the tank installation needs to be protected against corrosion and quite often in combination with a cathodic protection system. The coating used in such instances is required to be able to cope with these severe conditions. Coatings complying with BRL-K768 meet these requiements.

What to do next

If you are interested in certification then you can contact our certification engineer for information on the requirements and the procedure to be followed.

PLEASE NOTE THAT BRL-K768 IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE DUTCH LANGUAGE. THE BRL CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE DUTCH VERSION OF OUR WEBSITE.

Why Kiwa?

Kiwa is a rapidly growing international knowledge based organization in the field of certification, (gas) technology, training, testing and consultancy. Kiwa is the market leader in the water, gas, construction, industry, business services and care and safety sectors. Kiwa also has several Evaluation Guidelines for various products and processes related to petrol stations and storage of fuels.