Ducati 900SS Tank from start to finish 2017
1997 Ducati with running problems caused by corrosion. Brief was to remove corrosion, phosphate and line tank without damaging paintwork.
This shows the interior of the tank before initial acid descaling.
This shows the top of the tank and the deep corrosion left after 48 hours of immersion.
This shot shows the back of the tank after 48 hours derusting.
The lowest point of the tank. A very good example of where ethanol mix settles. Tank then sent for shotblasting of interior.
This shows the interior after iron phosphating and subsequent epoxy priming
This is how the tank interior looks after receiving a second coat of liner.
This is an essential part of the process. As you can see, the paintwork is undamaged.
This is the finished interior of the tank - the lining coat is now approximately 150-200µ