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Oil & Gas

Why Choose USI Groups?

When it comes to Oil and Gas, pipeline owners and pipeline contractors, USI has your complete source for below grade and atmospheric pipeline coatings, primers, paints and petrolatum wax tapes.  Let us provide your team with the technical support, training and troubleshooting to make your project successful.

USI offers a full line of protective coatings and repair solutions for transmission & distribution pipelines, tank farms & terminals, compressor stations, refineries, and upstream exploration.  Let us help you repair, protect, and upgrade your structures, facilities, machinery and equipment.

When you partner with USI, you get:

  • Denso, SPC, 3M and MBX certified product trainers
  • AMPP Certified coating inspectors
  • Product support specialists
  • Same-day shipping on most products
  • 24/7 Customer support for your project or repair

AMPP Coating Inspections

You deserve the best! USI Inspections personnel receive the most complete training curriculum, producing top-notch inspectors for the industry.  AMPP Coating Inspector Program is the world’s most recognized coating inspector certification program and has set the standard for inspections in the protective coatings industry. During AMPP training they reinforce the importance of surface preparation, environmental conditions, mixing and application of our repair materials, liquid coatings, tapes, primers, and paints.

Ongoing Training

USI Inspections’ personnel receive ongoing training at AMPP sponsored courses and events.

AMPP CIP Certified

Our owners Tiffany & Doug Klingensmith are both AMPP CIP Certified.

AMPP Programs

Associates are sent to AMPP Coating Inspector Programs once they master the basics.

Proven Experience

Combined industrial specific and coating know-how of over 30 years.

Industry Specific Brands

USI carries Denso, SPC, Trenton, 3M, and so much more.

Industry Related Products

USI carries liquid epoxy coatings, hot/cold applied tapes, wax tapes, rockshield and so much more.

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Case Studies

Partnering with USI helps clients like you complete successful projects.

Coating Condition Assessments

Coating Condition Assessments: First Steps

When selecting materials to deal with atmospheric corrosion, engineers have to balance three different objectives: Capital cost Operation and maintenance costs Functional conditions the material must operate in, yet still have acceptable attributions Stainless steel is the obvious answer, but for entire systems, it can become cost prohibitive. So a

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Ensuring Additional Mechanical Protection of HDD Coatings

ABSTRACT The use of horizontal directional drills (HDDs) is an ever-increasing pipeline installation technique. As HDDs increase, there is an increased probability for coating damage, even when coated with traditional mill or field applied abrasion resistant overcoat (ARO). This coating damage includes shear, abrasion, impact, and gouging (SAIG) (among others) and that damage may exist

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How to Use an Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

The UTG‐1500 is an advanced lightweight ultrasonic thickness gauge that is designed to be convenient to use and rugged enough to operate in harsh environments. Utilizing the latest in micro computer circuitry, this unit offers a combination of high accuracy

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