CH#217 - Rust and Corrosion Control on Metal Diesel Fuel Tanks

Rust and Corrosion Control


Rust and Corrosion Control

Metal Diesel Fuel Tanks
Island-wide, Okinawa, Japan



The Challenge:

To coat all of the 450+ corroding metal diesel holding tanks on all of the U.S. military bases Island-wide, Okinawa, Japan.  An environmentally advanced GSA listed green coating was required to stop all rust and corrosion and to prevent any future corrosion.  The coating system had to seal out the sub-tropical weather attacks from salt-sea spray, monsoons and Ultra Violet Rays.


Benefits Desired:

  • GREEN Coatings
  • Durable, Impact, Abuse Resistance
  • Rust and Corrosion Control
  • Long Term Solution
  • Easily Applied
  • Weatherproof
  • Custom Colored
  • GSA Vendor



After removing the heavy rust with a wire brush and cleaning all the surfaces with PremeClean the rusted areas were coated with R.I.P.™ Rust Inhibiting Primer and then top coated with Your Last Coat. This system design was easily installed and exceeded all of the performance requirements.


Contractor: Ryukyu Enterprise