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Rethink Your Repair Operations – 5 Reasons To Avoid Hot Work Permits

Rethink Your Repair Operations – 5 Reasons To Avoid Hot Work Permits

Rethink Your Pipe Repair Operations - 5 Reasons To Avoid Hot Work Permits

In 2024, OSHA is pushing ever harder to reduce the number of injuries and fatal accidents contributed directly to welding, and has labeled such a “high priority” in its operations. This article goes over how to avoid welding and hot work permits all together.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics further declared welding poses unique risks to over 500,000 workers due to explosions, falls, crushing, electrocutions and asphyxiations. (www.wcwelding.com)

With these realities, something different must be implemented to keep your operations safer and more efficient. As a result, the most innovative companies are contributing to the strong and wise decision to turn to the application of Resimac and or Duromar epoxy coatings and metal repair products for:

  • Metal Repair / Cold Weld Alternatives
  • Repair of Leaking Pipes and Worn Equipment
  • Chemical Tank Linings / Tank Patching
  • Chillers and Heat Exchanger Refurbishment
  • Corrosion protection

At USI Groups, we have already partnered with the following companies to address their issues and avoid hot work permits with Resimac solutions:

As an additional benefit, we provide the application education necessary to succeed with all of our products. This article is your invitation to allow us to provide the same innovation to your company. Click on the link below to select your quantity and we will ship Resimac to your facility immediately.

If you would also like to speak with us for more information and the processing of your order, we can be reached at 248-735-7000.

Either way, it is our privilege to serve you and we look forward to our long-term relationship with you.

Resimac Resimetal 101

Resimac Resimetal 101 Metal Repair Paste

Resimac Resimetal 101 is a two component solvent free epoxy metal repair compound designed to fill surface erosion & corrosion on metallic surfaces. The material can be applied to mechanically or abrasive blast cleaned surfaces and once cured will retain high mechanical adhesion to metallic substrates. The thixotropic nature of the product means it can be applied at thicknesses up to 25mm without sagging and can be machined to fine tolerances.

Resimac Resimetal 101 Typical Applications

  • Worn or damaged pump shafts
  • Worn bearing housings
  • Worn keyways
  • Cracked pump or valve casings
  • Damaged flanges
  • Cracked engine blocks
  • Scored hydraulic rams
  • Leaking Tank Seams

The Resimetal 100 series products are capable of repairing a wide range of metal components. The full series is described in brief below, if you need more details please navigate to that product linked below.

Resimac Resimetal Metal Repair Product Range
101 Metal Repair Paste – High build engineering grade repair paste – Current Product!
103 Metal Repair Stick – Fast curing putty for emergency repairs
104 Metal Repair Fluid XF – Fast curing fluid for application to oily surfaces
105 Aqua Stick Fast – curing putty for underwater repairs
106 Metal Repair Paste XF – Fast curing engineering grade repair paste
108 Pipe Repair Tape –  Rapid curing moisture activated repair bandage

 

Duromar MG-F: Precision Stainless Steel Filled Putty for Machinable Repairs

Duromar MG-F: Precision Stainless Steel Filled Putty for Machinable Repairs

Duromar MG-F is a specially engineered stainless steel filled putty, designed for applications where precision machining to close tolerances is paramount. Ideal for a range of repairs and refurbishments, MG-F is typically used for shaft repairs, pump parts, bearing housings, or any component requiring final machining to exact specifications.

Outstanding Features of Duromar MG-F:

  • Easily Machined: Perfectly formulated for ease of machining, ensuring smooth and precise finishing.
  • Superior Wear Resistance: Offers robust durability and wear resistance, extending the life of repaired parts.
  • Exceptional Corrosion Resistance: Provides excellent protection against corrosion, maintaining the integrity of the component.
  • Good Temperature Resistance: Suitable for use in environments with varying temperature conditions.
  • Thick Application Capability: Can be easily worked with in thick applications, offering versatility in use.
  • High Compressive Strength: Ensures strong and resilient repairs, capable of withstanding heavy loads.
  • Conventional Tool Compatibility: Can be machined using standard tools, facilitating ease of use and accessibility.

Coverage Details:

  • MG-F can be applied to a thickness of up to 1 inch or more. With a theoretical coverage rate of 6.5 sq. ft. per kg at 40 mils thickness, it provides ample coverage for various repair sizes.

The Duromar MG-F is an essential material for maintenance and repair professionals seeking a reliable, easy-to-machine putty. Its blend of durability, precision, and ease of use makes it an ideal choice for restoring and refurbishing a wide range of industrial components to their original condition.

Duromar MG-F is just one of many great Duromar products that we carry, check out the

Resimac Resimetal 104 XF

Resimac Resimetal 104 XF Metal Repair Fluid

Resimac Resimetal 104 XF Metal Repair Fluid a two component solvent free fast curing epoxy repair fluid. The product has been designed to be applied to surfaces where only manual or mechanical surface preparation can be performed and to surfaces contaminated with low viscosity oils and lubricants.

FEATURES

  • ​Solvent free epoxy technology
  • ​Brush or applicator tool applied
  • Apply to manually prepared surfaces
  • Apply to oil contaminated surfaces
  • Fast cure – hard dry in 45 minutes
  • Approved by NWEL for onsite transformer repairs​

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • ​Leaking Pipe Joints
  • Leaking Tank Seams
  • Transformer Repairs
  • Leaking Flange Fittings
  • Anti slip coating for metal decks and stairs
  • Resurfacing of corroded steel plates

The Resimetal 100 series products are capable of repairing a wide range of metal components. The full series is described in brief below, if you need more details please navigate to that product linked below.

Resimac Resimetal Metal Repair Product Range
101 Metal Repair Paste – High build engineering grade repair paste
103 Metal Repair Stick – Fast curing putty for emergency repairs
104 Metal Repair Fluid XF – Fast curing fluid for application to oily surfaces – Current Product!
105 Aqua Stick Fast – curing putty for underwater repairs
106 Metal Repair Paste XF – Fast curing engineering grade repair paste
108 Pipe Repair Tape –  Rapid curing moisture activated repair bandage

 

Duromar EXP-THIXSET

FEATURES:

  • Outstanding chemical and thermal resistance
  • Very good resistance to moderate levels of abrasion
  • Excellent fluid flow characteristics
  • Long term flexibility
  • High abrasion resistance and durability
  • Good anti-slump characteristics for thick applications

EXP THIXSET is a trowel-on rebuilding compound that can be
applied up to 1/4 inch without slumping.

Resimac Resimetal 106 XF

Resimac Resimetal 106 XF Metal Repair Paste

Resimac Resimetal 106 XF Metal Repair Paste is a fast curing two component solvent free epoxy metal repair compound. The product has been designed for use on a wide range of metallic surfaces and once cured is readily machinable.

FEATURES

  • Solvent free epoxy technology
  • 5 minutes usable life
  • Fully cured in 60 minutes
  • Bonds to any metal surface
  • ​Applied by spatula or applicator tool
  • High build capability (1″ without slumping)
  • Can be applied underwater
  • Apply to manually prepared surfaces
  • High mechanical strength

Resimac Resimetal 106 XF Typical Application

  • Damaged Pump Shafts
  • Leaking Tank Seams
  • Underwater Hulls
  • Cracked Pump or Valve Casings
  • Cracked Engine Blocks
  • Underwater Structures
  • Damaged Flanges
  • Underwater Surfaces

The Resimetal 100 series products are capable of repairing a wide range of metal components. The full series is described in brief below, if you need more details please navigate to that product linked below.

Resimac Resimetal Metal Repair Product Range
101 Metal Repair Paste – High build engineering grade repair paste
103 Metal Repair Stick – Fast curing putty for emergency repairs
104 Metal Repair Fluid XF – Fast curing fluid for application to oily surfaces
105 Aqua Stick Fast – curing putty for underwater repairs
106 Metal Repair Paste XF – Fast curing engineering grade repair paste – Current Product!
108 Pipe Repair Tape –  Rapid curing moisture activated repair bandage

Duromar GMC-Putty-M – Repair and Maintenance Putty – 1 Gallon

Duromar GMC-Putty-M: The Ideal Epoxy Maintenance Solution

Duromar GMC-Putty-M stands out as a versatile and reliable epoxy maintenance putty, perfect for a range of repair and rebuild tasks. This product excels in restoring surfaces that are suffering from corrosion or severe pitting, offering a dependable solution for bringing them back to their prime condition.

Key Features of Duromar GMC-Putty-M:

  • Exceptional Adhesion: Ensures a strong and lasting bond to the surfaces it is applied to, making it ideal for both porous concrete and pitted steel.
  • Broad Overcoat Window: Offers flexibility in application, ensuring it can be overcoated within a wide time frame for convenience.
  • Ease of Application: The putty is designed for simple, trowel-applied installation, making it user-friendly and efficient to use.
  • Chemical and Thermal Resistance: Able to withstand harsh environments, providing durability and long-lasting protection.
  • Moderate Abrasion Resistance: Maintains integrity even in conditions where it faces regular wear and tear.
  • Superior Fluid Flow Characteristics: Ensures a smooth application and a uniform finish.
  • Long-Term Flexibility: Remains effective over time, ensuring that the repair does not deteriorate or become brittle.
  • Cavitation Resistance: Offers resilience against cavitation, making it suitable for a variety of demanding applications.

Whether you’re dealing with industrial equipment, infrastructure, or any other surface in need of repair, Duromar GMC-Putty-M is the go-to choice for effective, long-lasting maintenance. Its user-friendly nature coupled with its robust characteristics makes it an essential product for anyone seeking to restore and protect surfaces from further damage.

 

This is just one of many great Duromar products that we offer, check out the whole line here.

Resimac Resimetal 108

Resimac Resimetal 108 Pipe Repair Tape

Resimac Resimetal 108 Pipe Repair Tape is a high performance rapid curing moisture activated repair bandage specifically developed for the repair of leaking pipes. 108 Pipe Repair Tape is ideal for systems operating up to 218psi with a maximum operating temperature of 120C.​ The tape is manufactured from woven polyester fabric which is impregnated with a polyurethane resin that is activated by water. The pipe repair bandage can be applied to leaking pipes and be fully cured within 30 minutes.

FEATURES

  • Solvent free polyurethane technology
  • Fast curing—Touch dry 30 minutes
  • Suitable for metallic, GRP & plastic surfaces
  • No shrinkage
  • Up to 750psi pressure resistance once cured
  • Resists 270˚C operating temperatures

The Resimetal 100 series products are capable of repairing a wide range of metal components. The full series is described in brief below, if you need more details please navigate to that product linked below.

Resimac Resimetal 100 Series Metal Repair Product Range
101 Metal Repair Paste – High build engineering grade repair paste
103 Metal Repair Stick – Fast curing putty for emergency repairs
104 Metal Repair Fluid XF – Fast curing fluid for application to oily surfaces
105 Aqua Stick Fast – curing putty for underwater repairs
106 Metal Repair Paste XF – Fast curing engineering grade repair paste
108 Pipe Repair Tape –  Rapid curing moisture activated repair bandage – Current Product!

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