chapter  13
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Technology of the protection of large-tonnage foodstuff containers

The basic task of storage tank facilities in storage of a product is to provide for its qualitative and quantitative preservation in long-term storage.

Most enterprises store products in cylindrical steel tanks made from steel grade 3. Examination of the corrosion state of the internal surface of tanks for storage of ethyl

alcohol showed metal of these tanks to be in satisfactory state – fissures on the bottom are no more than 0.5 mm deep after a one-year operation.