Acid Tank Liner

Assemble and install acid-proof brick lining in metal tanks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$29,000 – $79,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Acid Tank Liners do?

Assembles and installs acid-proof brick lining in metal tanks used for processing and storing of acid: Cleans inside of tank to remove foreign matter, such as rust, scale, and grease, using sandblasting equipment. Removes dust from tank lining, using gasoline dampened cloth. Applies specified coats of primer cement to lining of tank, using spray gun. Heats plastic sheet, using torch, to fuse plastic coating onto primer cement. Rolls sheet to ensure that inner surface of sheet is attached to primer cement, using hand roller. Tests plastic lining with electrostatic tester to ensure against defects, such as pin holes and cracks. Cuts bricks to specified shape to ensure against crystallizing of cement and seepage of acid into lining. Lays bricks over lining and applies specified coats of plastic cement. Fuses bricks to plastic lining, using torch and applies acid-proof cement to brick joints, using trowel.

Should I be an Acid Tank Liner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become an Acid Tank Liner

    Most Acid Tank Liners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9kabaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29||bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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