Industrial Case Studies

Painted murals turn gas storage tanks into art

Bright and colorful murals were painted on gas storage tanks to mark the 200th anniversary of the country’s first gas company, located in Baltimore, Maryland mural art included a nod to the Star Spangled Banner, blue crabs and thoroughbred horse racing. The artwork is a source of pride for local residents. 

Which products were used?
1,500 gallons of Rust-Oleum Noxyde Elastomeric Acrylic Coating in White

Rust-Oleum Commercial 5200 System DTM Acrylic Tower White also tinted to Pantone per architect specifications. 


What was the biggest challenge on this job?

Visible to tens of thousands of motorists each day, the paint color needs to stay vibrant and withstand rough weather and environmental conditions. The coating needs to last at least ten years without showing significant wear. 

Time to complete:
Ten painters worked several months to complete the project.