Rust is a real problem for van owners and fleet operators. And unless steps are taken to address it, there are all sorts of issues that can arise if it spreads unchecked.
Here are five key points to consider when tackling rust on your LCV, from where to look for it to how it can be prevented.
Exposed Metal Is Most Vulnerable
Metal has to be exposed to the elements for rust to take hold, and it usually begins from a point where water and oxygen can get at it. This is why it often appears around wheel arches and other corners of a van, where wear and tear is more common.
Rust Can Appear Under Paint
If you see the tell-tale lumps and bumps beneath the paintwork of a van that highlight a rust problem, take immediate action. This is a sign that the rust has eaten …