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.

Non-metallic Composites in Nuclear Plants

The Oil & Gas industry has been using metallic materials for many years, but in some instances non-metallic materials like thermoplastic polymers and composites can offer a better solution. Ever-increasing

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Case Studies

Partnering with USI helps clients like you complete successful projects.

Twin Lobe Refurbishment

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

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Chiller Refurbishment

The Problem A chiller operator at a large stadium was concerned with corrosion inside one of their chillers. Hearing about our solutions for corrosion protection and prevention, they decided to hire USI to coat the chiller. The Substrate Steel The Solution To remove the corrosion on the chiller at the

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Cooler Tower Basin Repair

The Problem The client was having problems with this cooling tower basin at a nuclear power plant because it was in desperate need of repair.  The basin was deteriorating, the concrete wall was badly cracked and wearing away, and corrosion was affecting the exposed metal Unconventional Solutions was called in

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Wind Tower Repair

The Problem This wind tower in the thumb region of Michigan has becomes damaged over a period and requires refurbishing due to severe corrosion. The customer was looking for a high-performance, long-term repair solution.    The client asked Unconventional Solutions to provide an effective repair and protection solution to their

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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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