Diesel bund linings are designed to contain fuel spills, leaks, or other accidental releases of diesel fuel from storage tanks. Diesel is a hazardous material, and if not contained properly, it can cause environmental damage, health hazards, and fire or explosion risks. Therefore, it is essential to line diesel bunds with appropriate materials to prevent diesel from leaking into the surrounding environment.
Here are some of the reasons why it is important to line diesel bunds:
- Environmental protection: Diesel fuel is harmful to the environment and can contaminate the soil and water if it leaks from a storage tank. Lining diesel bunds with appropriate materials can help prevent fuel from leaking into the surrounding environment and causing environmental damage.
- Regulatory compliance: Many countries and local authorities have regulations that require the lining of diesel bunds to prevent environmental pollution and ensure safe storage of hazardous materials. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in significant fines and penalties.
- Safety: Diesel fuel is flammable and can pose a fire or explosion risk if not stored safely. Lining diesel bunds with appropriate materials can help prevent fuel from igniting and reduce the risk of fire or explosion.
- Long-term protection: Lining diesel bunds can provide long-term protection against fuel leaks and spills, reducing the need for expensive and time-consuming cleanup and repair work.
Recommended Product to Line a Diesel Bund
M-CHEM 100 Chemical Resistant Epoxy Coating is a high-performance coating that can provide several benefits for protecting diesel bunds made of concrete or concrete blocks. Here are some of the benefits of using M-CHEM 100:
- Chemical resistance: M-CHEM 100 is specifically designed to resist a wide range of chemicals and solvents, including diesel fuel, oil, and other harsh industrial chemicals. This coating can help protect the concrete or concrete blocks from damage caused by chemical spills, leaks, or exposure.
- Corrosion resistance: M-CHEM 100 is highly resistant to corrosion, which can be a significant problem for diesel bunds made of concrete or concrete blocks. By using M-CHEM 100, you can help prevent corrosion from damaging the bund and prolong its useful life.
- Durability: M-CHEM 100 is a durable coating that can withstand heavy use, high traffic, and harsh environmental conditions. This coating is designed to provide long-term protection for the diesel bund, reducing maintenance and repair costs.
- Easy to clean: M-CHEM 100 is easy to clean and maintain. This coating provides a smooth, seamless surface that resists dirt, grime, and other contaminants, making it easy to keep the bund clean and free of debris.
- Aesthetics: M-CHEM 100 comes in a variety of colors, allowing you to choose a coating that matches the aesthetics of your facility.