External paint systems for above ground steel tanks - BRL-K21012/01

Paint systems certified to the requirements of BRL-K21012 are suitable for the external protection of above ground steel tanksTanks protected with these coatings can be installed in all areas with a corrosion category from C2 to C5-I/M as defined in ISO 12944-2. These paint systems have an life expectancy of at least 15 years when applied by an applicator certified to the requirements of BRL-K790.

 

Who is this for?

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

When is this needed?

Owners of above ground steel storage tanks are required to protect these tanks by menas of an external paint system. Depending on the corrosion category of the area where the tank is to be installed a different paint system shall be suitable.  The paint systems complying with BRL-K21012 are suitable for all corrosion categories from C2 to C5-I/M as specified in ISO 12944-2.

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.