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Success Stories

Leading Edge April 2021 – Oil & Gas/Pipeline

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Leading Edge April 2021

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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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Facility Maintenance Layup

USI partners with Cortec to bring you the most recent Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®) products to aid with the variety of structures and systems that come with Facility Maintenance Layup.  Boilers: Drain Add Boiler Lizard® pouches (one per 1000 gallons [3.8 m³]) to water side or fog with Boiler Dragon™ at 1 oz./ft3 (1…
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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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Layup of Manufacturing Facility

When evaluating the layup of a manufacturing facility, the task can be broken down by classification of equipment and systems into categories as follows: Structures Equipment Work in progress Finished goods Air systems Each category will be broken into subsets with specific recommendations for products and applications. Structures: Structural steel Inspect for areas of rust…
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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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