Rust Removal

Rust on Stainless Steel

It almost doesn’t make sense. Wait… Isn’t stainless steel supposed to be stainless? Let’s examine rust as it appears only in the tank wash industry, and then only interiors. Often, tank interiors are compromised by hydrolysis after unloading certain cargoes. This leads to rust, and the potential contamination of the very next cargo if tank’s chromium oxide passive film is not restored. See: “Did You Know That Stainless Steel Can Rust?”