Storage Tank Abrasive Blasting

MBS uses a variety of abrasive blasting options to ensure your project is completed right.

Our dustless blasting services can strip and restore storage tanks including the following materials:

  • Steel
  • Cement
  • Concrete

How it works

A stream of high pressure water, air and abrasives are used to remove the following substances from your storage tank

  • Rust
  • Scale
  • Paint
  • Graffiti

After the dustless blasting of your storage tank is complete, a suitable applicator can apply the coating.


  • Blasting inside enclosed or open areas

Blast Media Used for Cleaning Storage Tanks

Traditionally cleaning  of crude oil storage tanks may have been completed by sand blasting. The problem with this is dry sand blasting can produce sparks which is a hazard. Also sandblasting causes a lot of dust which means the surrounding environments (homes, properties, cars etc) may have dust residue on them.

MBS uses a special wet blasting process (dustless blasting) which is used to clean your storage tank. The blast media used will vary, but we may use garnet, crushed glass or glass beads.

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Contact Details

0422 180 121

Service Area

Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Harvey Bay, Lismore, Ballina, Bundaberg.