Why Choose USI Groups?

USI is your Power Generation Partner to help you minimize or avoid unscheduled time off the grid.  We understand your needs whether your business is coal, nuclear, natural gas, geothermal, wind, solar or hydroelectric. USI provides technical support, training and troubleshooting to help your team of maintenance personal, operational staff, or preferred contractors to Repair, Protect and Upgrade.

We have the expertise and the products to help you repair worn shaft journals, sloppy keyways, splines, leaking pipes, transformers, pump casings and impellers, gate and butterfly valves, duct work, hoppers, hydro turbines, penstocks, boiler skirts, bottom ash hoppers, slurry pumps, coal chutes, pipe elbows, conveyor belts, FDG’s , baghouse, heat exchangers, chillers and water boxes.

USI offers a full line of composite repair and protective coating systems.

  • Metal Repair
  • Ceramic Repair & Protection
  • Pipe Wraps & Rehabilitation
  • Rubber Repair
  • Concrete Repair
  • Flooring Epoxy Systems
  • Corrosion Protection
  • Chemical Resistant Linings

Let us help you repair, protect, and upgrade your structures, facilities, and machinery.

When you partner with USI, you get:

  • 24/7 Customer support for your project or repair
  • Product support specialists
  • NACE Certified coating inspectors
  • Same-day shipping on most products

Industry Specific Brands

USI carries Resimac, USI Repair Kits, Duromar, Cortec and so much more.

Industry Related Products

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

Industry News

Trending news, industry challenges, and the most recent information on how to repair, protect and upgrade.

Success Stories

Partnering with USI helps clients like you complete successful projects.

Christina Boynton

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

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Christina Boynton

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

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Christina Boynton

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

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Facility Maintenance

University Hospital Chiller – 2020

The Challenge Over the past 5 years, this University Hospital has been experiencing galvanic corrosion in many of their chillers, causing tubes to plug.  Unconventional Solutions, Inc. has had success with the refurbishment of their chillers in the past to lower their energy cost.  So needing to refurbish another chiller

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How To...

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How to Repair and Prevent Galvanic Corrosion in a Chiller

Galvanic corrosion (dissimilar-metal corrosion) is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes preferentially, when in electrical contact with a different type of metal, and both metals are immersed in an electrolyte such as water. Chillers are prone to this

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How to Fix an Active Leak on a Concrete Pipe

STEP 1 – The pipe was first cleaned and prepped according to the Technical Data Sheets of the products to be used to create a long term solution. STEP 2 – Resichem 574 Fastfill Plug was first applied and pushed

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Planning Projects in 2019?

By Stormy Shaw Flooring Unconventional Solutions offers many kinds of flooring to fit every need. We have both epoxy and urethane coatings for refinishing. We also have repair systems that can increase the life of your existing floor. Whether it

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