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.
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In 2024, OSHA is pushing ever harder to reduce the number of injuries and fatal accidents contributed directly to welding, and has labeled such a “high priority” in its operations.
In August 2022, the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) (Washington, DC, USA) issued a Final Rule regarding the safety of gas transmission pipelines. These new requirements amend
In August 2022, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a Final Rule regarding the safety of gas transmission pipelines. These new requirements amend 49 CFR 192 and
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The Problem The twin lobe, of which there are two in each Blower, weighs 3½ tons. As can be seen, it had been subjected to heavy erosion and corrosion as well as abrasion as a result of the very aggressive operating conditions. This sustained attack was altering the profile of
The Problem A significant wind tower was suffering from severe corrosion due to prolonged exposure to harsh environmental conditions, it needed Wind Tower Corrosion Repair. The damage over time necessitated a comprehensive refurbishment to restore the tower’s integrity and performance. The client, seeking a high-performance, long-term repair solution, turned to
The Problem A Chiller Plant at a Big 10 University was experiencing galvanic corrosion, also know as bimetal corrosion, which was eating away at the metals and causing tubes to plug. This University wanted to lower their energy cost and felt a hydrophobic ceramic enhanced polymer coating would provide a
The Problem A major power company required a recommendation for the right coating and surface preparation procedures to assure them a long-time performance of their secondary containment system (50% caustic and 93% sulfuric acid), since their current coating was deteriorating. They selected USI for this recommendation. The Substrate Concrete The
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Learn how to repair, protect and upgrade your chillers with Unconventional Solutions. We review galvanic corrosion and how to repair it on your chiller. Galvanic corrosion (dissimilar-metal corrosion) is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes preferentially, when in
You Asked – We Listened – Hi Temp Coatings We’ve introduced some high-temperature coatings for under insulation corrosion and other hot or aggressive environments you may have. We’ve done thorough research and have partnered with Highland International, who have capabilities