Haltermann Carless – External Works 2017

Working to a ‘Sherwin-Williams’ paint specification specified by their client Haltermann Carless, VariBlast Ltd were contracted to carry out a full re-decoration of fourteen 9Ø to 12Ø vertical petrochemical storage tanks.

The works included;
Hot washing all measured areas to remove salts and surface grime, St3 hand perpetration to all areas of sound existing coating and spot Sa2.5
Dry blast cleaning where existing coatings have failed and oxidisation (rusting) has occurred.

All works were carried out by hand at an average working height of 10m above ground level, via 60ft MEWP access.

Materials used; Sherwin-Williams C88 Primer & Build Coat with C237 Top / Seal Coat.



  • Harwich


  • Haltermann Carless

Principal Contractor:

  • VariBlast Ltd


  • 14 weeks

Completion Date:

  • July 2018

Services Used:

  • HOT Wash Cleaning
  • St3 Hand Preparation
  • Spot Sa2.5 DRY Blasting