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Success Stories

Leading Edge August 2021

                           Cost of Corrosion “Over $1.1 Trillon yearly, roughly 2.1 percent of our GDP” Project: Clarifier Tank Repair and Upgrade   One of North America’s largest flat role steel producers had a clarifier at its continuous caster was starting to leak and needed…
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Leading Edge August 2021 Oil & Gas Pipeline

Why choose Viscous Elastic over Traditional when it comes to Coatings and Sealants Viscous elastic coatings easily overcome many of the common issues that cause traditional coatings to fail. They offer immediate adhesion without the need for primer, require minimal surface preparation and form a homogenous, continuous self-healing protective layer. The materials bond at an…
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Containment Area Repair

The Challenge The EPA was about to fine this Truck Diesel Repair for the condition of their secondary containment. Unconventional Solutions was called in to save the day! REINFORCING TAPE IN USE The Solution As you can see, we repaired the concrete lining, which includes the floor and walls. The product used here was Resi…
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Leading Edge July 2021

EPA Raises Environmental Civil Penalties for 2021 U.S. EPA slightly increased its maximum monetary civil penalties for violations of air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste programs on December 23, 2020. The increases in maximum penalty amounts were implemented to keep pace with inflation. The new maximum penalty amounts shown below will  apply to environmental violations…
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Leading Edge July 2021 Oil & Gas Pipeline

The PHMSA Gas Mega Rule Part 1 contains changes to the regulations for gas transmission lines and new requirements for the verification of pipeline materials. This part of the rule aims to improve safety with transportation and operation of onshore gas transmission pipelines. Part 2 of the Gas Mega Rule contains new repair requirements for…
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Natural Gas Pipeline Repair

The Challenge The natural gas pipeline that fuels a gas burner in an aluminum plant was heavily corroded and in critical need of repair. The pipeline had to be repaired in place to prevent an unscheduled outage that would result in lost production.  Unconventional Solutions had the ideal repair solution for this situation. REINFORCING TAPE…
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Leading Edge May 2021 – Oil & Gas/Pipeline

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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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