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Banks Industrial Group provides the Thinking BIG! Blog in the spirit of sharing knowledge and advancing best practices for industrial insulation and maintenance.

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API 653 best practices for preventing bulk storage tank corrosion

Corrosion reduces reliability of bulk storage tank assets and increases total cost of ownership. The effects of corrosion can include: Tank product leaks and associated hazardous..

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Vertical vs. Horizontal Insulation Panels for Bulk Storage Tanks

Large bulk storage tanks require insulation to store heated products. The asset owner can choose from the following types of insulation to meet the storage tank insulation..

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Top 5 Ways to Save Money With Belzona Applications

Spending Money to Save Money Using Belzona The cost to repair plant equipment comes in many forms. Lost operations can dwarf the costs of labor and materials, depending on the..

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3 reasons to schedule pipe insulation service before the first frost

Now is the time to call for pipe insulation service - before freezing weather takes its toll! The long-term weather outlook for 2017 predicts frequent snow blasts lasting into the..

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What is the cost of installing crossover stairs or ladders? (Part 2)

The Thinking BIG Blog tackled the questions required to address safety platform and fall protection costs in our last post. As promised, part II will show an example of the actual..

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What is the cost of installing crossover stairs or ladders? (Part 1)

Facility managers looking to make their workplace safe from falls, operationally efficient and compliant with OSHA regulations might try to fabricate their own industrial stairs,..

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