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Power

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.

Containment Area Repair

The Challenge The EPA was about to fine this Truck Diesel Repair for the condition of their secondary containment. Unconventional Solutions was called in to save the day! REINFORCING TAPE IN USE The Solution As you can see, we repaired the concrete lining, which includes the floor and walls. The

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Tiffany Klingensmith

Natural Gas Pipeline Repair

The Challenge The natural gas pipeline that fuels a gas burner in an aluminum plant was heavily corroded and in critical need of repair. The pipeline had to be repaired in place to prevent an unscheduled outage that would result in lost production.  Unconventional Solutions had the ideal repair solution

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Tiffany Klingensmith

Low Pressure Gas Leak Repair

The Challenge A local gas company in Ohio, after buying an existing distribution line, found out they had some small leaks. This was a low pressure and low consequence area and they wanted an alternative to shutting down a major customer, while not sacrificing safety. Having met Unconventional Solutions at

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Tiffany Klingensmith

Spare Part – Valve Corrosion Protection

The Challenge This major natural gas company needed a solution to keep their larger critical spare parts corrosion free while in storage for an unknown future date of use. They need to keep larger, more expensive spare parts on hand, and ready to use, because when a part like that

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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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