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Category: Success Stories

Acid Tank Relining

The Challenge USI’s reputation for Technical Support, Training & Trouble Shooting, had a fellow SEMPPES’s Member (South Eastern Michigan Power Plant Society) recommend USI to this Power Plant that needed help with a new acid resistant lining. The first step was determining if the wall thickness was adequate for the relining by doing a UT…
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Automotive Tunnel Water Leak Concrete Repair

The Challenge This Automotive Company had a tunnel that was leaking for over 10 Years! This tunnel is used for getting from one building to another underground during rainy or snowy weather. They had 3 different contractors come in to fix the situation and all 3 of those solutions had failed. They contacted the USI…
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Denso Application Training – 2019 – Protal 7200

Training A major international energy company, Denso, and USI worked together as a team to accomplish a massive amount of training on several products in one day. We certified the Corrosion Control Team and Project Leaders according to company specifications with classroom and hands-on training. They were Application Trained on the following Denso products: Protal…
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Denso Application Training – 2019 – Petrolatum System

Training A major international energy company, Denso, and USI worked together as a team to accomplish a massive amount of training on several products in one day. We certified the Corrosion Control Team and Project Leaders according to company specifications with classroom and hands-on training. They were Application Trained on the following Denso products: Petrolatum…
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Compressor Station Trench Repair

The Challenge A great lakes utility company had drainage trenches in an auxiliary building that were exhibiting advanced concrete erosion.  Boilers and air compressor condensation drainage continually drips onto bare concrete, leading to significant wear in less than 4 years of service. The client was looking for an economical, long-lasting solution to keep the water…
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Industrial Power Plant Preservation

      The Challenge November 2016 A natural gas fired power plant, had recently shut down and was in need of an effective form of corrosion protection for their high value components. The list of items needing protection included two natural gas fired turbines, all valves and moving components, several oil tanks, and adjacent equipment, along with nine tanks…
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HVAC Fan Shaft Repair

The Challenge An automotive manufacturing company was hearing heavy vibration of a fan shaft on top of the roof, so they called Unconventional Solutions out for an emergency repair to fix a cracked shaft. The shaft was located in a penthouse HVAC building on the roof of a warehouse used for heating. The shaft was…
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Paper Mill Pipe Repair

The Challenge The Paper Mill Plant contacted the USI Team having an issue of leaking, corroded, eroded pipes that are not only impossible to replace, but that they needed to find a solution to extend the life of the pipes without replacing them. The USI Team came up with an adequate solution to avoid replacing…
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Treated Water Pipe Leak Repair

The Challenge A Steel Mill was losing 50 to 70 gallons/minute on a 10 inch chemically treated water pipe. This leak was costing the plant almost $4,000 a day in chemical treatment costs.  They attempted to use a mechanical clamp, but because of the nipple, they were not able to get a tight seal and continued…
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Stainless Steel Conveyor Grip Repair

The Challenge The grip system on this stainless steel flat top conveyor was wearing off every 2-6 weeks, leaving a slippery condition for workers getting in and out of moving trucks on the assembly line. Unconventional Solutions was called in to eliminate the frustration and solve the problem.   The Solution The conveyor surface was…
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