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Appropriate upkeep is critical to preventing leakage of Aviation Fuel Tanks, specifically when the inspection is for corrosion. Most of the time repair and maintenance of Aviation Fuel Tanks is expensive and lengthy.

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Aviation fuel tanks cityservicevalcon 7429432

Aviation Fuel Tanks - CityServiceValcon

Appropriate upkeep is critical to preventing leakage of Aviation Fuel Tanks, specifically when

the inspection is for corrosion. Most of the time repair and maintenance of Aviation Fuel Tanks

is expensive and lengthy. Planes can be grounded for long periods of time if the Aviation Fuel

Tanks are not properly maintained. To ensure that the aircraft is safe to fly it is vital to control

the corrosion & to identify the ways by which tanks become corroded.

Fuel pollution is a major cause of the corrosion in Aviation Fuel Tanks. Bacteria is the main

cause of fuel pollution which commonly comes from already polluted fuel or by failing to keep

the fuel tank clean. Fuel pollution occurs when there is water standing in the sump bottoms, or

polluted fuel host organisms that Evolve in petroleum products. These organisms named

cladosporium resinae and pseudomonas aeruginosa, live in water and feed off hydrocarbons

that are present in fuel. Waste products of these organisms generate water sludge and acid that

ultimately become the reason for corrosion.

Ways to Remove Corrosion

In case you have found corrosion in your Aviation Fuel Tanks, the first step you have to do is to

inspect whole fuel system. To take necessary steps for repairing of Aviation Fuel Tanks It is

essential to determine the damages. After that just document where the corrosion was found.

When all the documentation is complete move toward cleaning or repairing the areas that were

damaged by the corrosion. If the damages are severe and go beyond fixing then that part of the

Aviation Fuel Tank must be replaced. The process of removing corrosion is a detailed & lengthy

process which includes inspection, verification and cleaning or replacement of Aviation Fuel

Tanks. Taking the time to time clean with brighteners stops the spreading of corrosion in the

Aviation Fuel Tanks.

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