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Success Stories

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

How much does it cost you to redo your projects?

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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Crusher Shaft Repair

The Challenge This shaft of a single toggle jaw crusher was exhaustively used in a mining facility.  The shaft weighed 3,000 pounds and originally cost over $20,000.  The journal areas had been excessively worn as a result of the aggressive working environment and many years of use. Four areas of heavy wear were identified for…
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Leading Edge May 2021

Are you ready for the damage caused by ground water intrusion or leaking pipes?

In Place HVAC Shaft Repair

The Challenge This Children’s Hospital had a large shaft that was damaged with extreme wear. They were looking at a high-cost project that would take weeks or months to execute. Large holes in the walls or roof would have been created (and then fixed!) to lift out the damaged part and bring in a long-lead…
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Low Pressure Gas Leak Repair

The Challenge A local gas company in Ohio, after buying an existing distribution line, found out they had some small leaks. This was a low pressure and low consequence area and they wanted an alternative to shutting down a major customer, while not sacrificing safety. Having met Unconventional Solutions at Perdue Corrosion Short Course, they…
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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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