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Category: Success Stories

Leaking Wastewater Pipe Repair

The Challenge On New Year’s Day, this drain commission found an active leak at a 3 inch “T” and had no replacement parts available. Fortunately, they ordered pipe repair material from Unconventional Solutions four months earlier. The Solution They used the RESIMETAL 108 Pipe Repair Tape and RESIMETAL 105 Aqua Stick and were able to…
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Spare Part – Valve Corrosion Protection

The Challenge This major natural gas company needed a solution to keep their larger critical spare parts corrosion free while in storage for an unknown future date of use. They need to keep larger, more expensive spare parts on hand, and ready to use, because when a part like that is needed for replacement, they…
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Crude Oil Pit Rebuild & Protection

The Challenge This old crude oil pit was exhibiting decay from years of neglect. Some concrete areas were worn down to the reinforcement. Repair budget was a key issue, so Unconventional Solutions worked together with the customer to find the most economical solution without the expense and time of a complete tear-out and re-pour of…
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Power Plant Warehouse Floor Repair

The Challenge Years of heavy use, forklift traffic, water, cleaning chemicals and salts had severely damaged this floor at the primary warehouse of a Michigan Power Plant. The customer needed a long term solution that could be installed over the weekend, during a unit outage, to minimize inconvenience and downtime and save money by not…
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Leeching Trench Repair

The Challenge This Refinery had a concern with soil contamination by ethanol solvents and hydrocarbons. They contacted Unconventional Solutions for a system that would repair, protect, and upgrade the trench to give them a long-term solution to protect the environment without costly tear-out and re-pour of the entire trench. The Solution The affected area was…
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PCB Encapsulating System

The Challenge This Major Electrical Company Service Centers floor had PCB  (Polychlorinated Biphenyl’s) contamination from transformer oil spilling on it, as back in the 70’s, a crew had pulled a leaking transformer along the floor. They wanted to become the hero for their employees by providing a safe environment to work.  They avoided paying Millions…
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High Build Flooring System

The Challenge A 50+ year old floor was creating a potential OSHA Reportable of a Trip, Slip or Fall at a Major Gas Utility Company. They contacted the USI Team for a long-lasting solution that would repair, protect and upgrade the flooring that was currently in place. The Solution The Flooring System that the USI…
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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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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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