Professional Water Storage Tank Blasting and Painting - Phoenix and Arizona-wide

Restore, Protect, and Maintain Your Water Storage Tanks with Expert Dustless Blasting and Painting Solutions


Abrasive Blasting of Arizona is your trusted water tank painting and coating contractor. With years of experience in water storage tank maintenance, we specialize in water tank sandblasting and painting, offering comprehensive solutions that ensure the longevity and safety of your water storage systems.

Our mission is to deliver high-quality, reliable services that meet the highest industry standards. We use only top-of-the-line materials and advanced techniques to restore, protect, and maintain your water storage tanks.

We are proud to serve Phoenix and the entire state of Arizona, providing exceptional water tank painting and coating services that you can rely on.

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Industries Served

Municipalities

We provide specialized services for municipal water storage tanks, ensuring compliance with public safety regulations and delivering reliable maintenance solutions.

Industrial Facilities

We offer expert sandblasting and painting services for industrial water storage tanks, enhancing durability and ensuring compliance with industry standards for safety and performance.

Commercial Properties

Our specialized sandblasting and painting services for commercial water storage tanks provide long-lasting protection, maintaining the aesthetic and functional integrity of your property.

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Water Tank Blasting Services

Surface Preparation

  • Surface preparation is crucial for the adhesion and longevity of paint. We offer various abrasive blasting methods, including wet blasting and grit blasting, to effectively remove rust, old coatings, and contaminants from water storage tanks. This thorough preparation ensures a clean and smooth surface for painting, enhancing the durability and effectiveness of the coating.

Environmental Safety

  • We use silica-free blasting materials to protect the health of our workers and the environment. Our containment and cleanup processes are designed to prevent the spread of dust and debris, ensuring minimal environmental impact and compliance with environmental regulations.
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Water Tank Painting and Coating Services

Interior and Exterior Painting

  • We offer comprehensive painting services for both interior and exterior water tank surfaces. Interior painting uses safe coatings for potable water, while exterior painting prevents corrosion and UV damage. Our expert team ensures maximum protection and aesthetic appeal with the right techniques and materials.

Types of Coatings

  • We use high-quality coatings like epoxy and polyurethane. Epoxy offers excellent corrosion resistance, while polyurethane provides superior UV protection. Based on your tank’s specific needs and environmental factors, we recommend the best coating for optimal performance and durability.

Protective Coatings

  • For potable water tanks, we use FDA/USDA-approved coatings to ensure water safety and compliance with health regulations. These coatings provide a safe barrier that prevents contamination and maintains the quality of stored water.

Our Water Tank Sandblasting and Painting Process

  • Our process begins with a free on-site evaluation and a detailed project estimate.
  • We conduct a thorough assessment of your tank’s condition and discuss your needs and budget to provide a personalized project proposal.
  • We use comprehensive dustless blasting techniques to ensure optimal surface preparation.
  • Our process includes the use of advanced equipment and adherence to SSPC standards to remove all contaminants and prepare the surface for painting.
  • The painting and coating application process involves several stages, from primer application to the final topcoat.
  • Each stage is carefully managed to ensure proper curing times and environmental conditions, resulting in a durable and high-quality finish.
  • Post-application, we conduct rigorous inspections and testing to ensure coating integrity and thickness.
  • Techniques such as DFT measurements and holiday testing are used to identify and address any potential issues, ensuring the highest quality standards.
  • We are committed to thorough site cleanup, including the disposal of any blasting media and waste materials.
  • Our goal is to leave the work area in pristine condition, minimizing disruption to your operations and ensuring a clean and safe site.

Why Choose Us For Water Tank Blasting and Painting

Experience and Expertise

At Abrasive Blasting of Arizona, we bring years of experience and a team of highly qualified professionals to every project. Our team includes certified water tower painters and experts in water tank coatings who have worked on numerous notable projects across the state.

Quality Assurance

We are committed to delivering the highest quality results. Our rigorous quality control measures ensure that each project meets stringent industry standards. We use premium materials and conduct thorough inspections before and after each project to ensure durability and longevity.

Safety Standards

We adhere to OSHA safety standards and have a zero-accident record. Our staff undergoes regular training to stay updated with the latest safety protocols. We implement specific safety protocols during the blasting and painting process, ensuring a safe working environment for our team and clients.

Environmental Responsibility

We are dedicated to using environmentally friendly materials and processes. Our silica-free blasting materials and low-VOC coatings minimize environmental impact while providing superior performance.

We Come To You

We’re mobile! We come to YOU! For all your water tank surface preparation needs, give us a call!

Water Tank Sandblasting and Painting - FAQs

We service a wide range of water tanks, including:

  • Municipal water towers and tanks
  • Industrial water storage tanks
  • Commercial water storage tanks
  • Potable water tanks
  • Fire suppression water tanks
  • Wastewater tanks

Repainting schedules depend on factors like tank usage, environmental conditions, and coating type. Signs indicating the need for repainting include flaking, rust, and corrosion.

Key safety protocols include confined space entry, ventilation, and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Our adherence to industry standards ensures safe practices.

For water storage tanks we use one of the best coatings: epoxy or polyurethane coatings. Each type has unique benefits:

  • Epoxy Coatings: Known for excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance, making them ideal for harsh environments.
  • Polyurethane Coatings: Provide superior UV resistance and flexibility, suitable for exterior applications.

We adhere to all relevant industry standards and regulations, including those set by SSPC (Society for Protective Coatings) and NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers). Our team is trained to comply with these standards, and we conduct regular audits to ensure ongoing compliance. 

The lifespan of a newly coated water tank depends on the type of coating used, environmental conditions, and maintenance practices. High-quality coatings, such as epoxy or polyurethane, can last between 15 to 20 years with proper maintenance. Regular inspections and touch-ups can further extend the lifespan of the coating.

We work closely with our clients to develop a project schedule that minimizes disruption to their operations. This may include working during off-peak hours, weekends, or holidays. Our team is experienced in coordinating with facility managers to ensure smooth and efficient project execution with minimal impact on your daily activities.

Weather conditions can significantly impact the blasting and painting process. Extreme temperatures, humidity, and rain can affect the adhesion and curing of coatings. We monitor weather conditions closely and schedule work during optimal weather to ensure the highest quality results. In some cases, temporary enclosures or climate control measures may be used to mitigate weather-related challenges.

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