Protective Coating Applications


Ram Services Limited - Chemical and Corrosion Resistant Protective Coatings

Protective coatings can be applied in their own right, or as a wider reaching process of repair and refurbishment. Material systems used include cementitious, epoxies, polyurethanes, water based co-polymers, mineral silicates, etc, with selection depending on the surrounding environment and service requirements.

Protective coatings application include;

  • Anti carbonation coatings to protect reinforced concrete
  • Impregnations to limit water ingress
  • Elastomeric systems to cover cracked or dynamically moving substrates
  • Mineral (lime or silicate) coatings for heritage or otherwise sensitive substrates
  • Epoxy resin based coatings on concrete for high chemical resistance
  • Polyurethane based coatings for waterproofing, chemical resistance and movement accommodation
  • Decorative coatings for weather protection and architectural finishes
  • Epoxy and polyurethane based coatings for corrosion protection of steel of structures

Ram Services Limited - Chemical and Corrosion Resistant Protective Coatings

Gas tight coating application to concrete vacuum flush column in storm water attentuation tank

Client Testimonial

CP – Acothane Limited – December 2016

“The best in the field, very professional, innovative solutions to sometimes difficult problems. This is reflected in cost, but you get what you pay for!”

RG – Volker Stevin – Constructionline reference – July 2008.

“Internally coating large structures of this nature can be a difficult operation, both Acothane DW cream & blue were being applied to the correct coating thickness by a very competent team of operatives to a very high standard.”

PROTECTIVE COATINGS INFORMATION

Preparation work ahead of any protective coating application is critical. Ram Services Limited operatives typically use techniques such as abrasive grit blasting, surface grinding or high pressure water jetting to achieve best levels of preparation before application of any coating.

Examples of Past Work

Chemical resistant coatings as bund linings on Lancashire and Greater Manchester Waste PFI projects.

Application of gas tight lining to vacuum flush column in storm water detention tank in Preston.



LINKS TO PROTECTIVE COATINGS CASE HISTORIES

Concrete Repair and Protection: Hazel Grove WwTW

Following a series of concrete condition surveys undertaken by Ram Services Limited in the period 2004-6, Ram Services were asked to develop a series of remedial procedures to deal with the long term affects of severe frost damage, poor original construction and the effects of reinforcement corrosion on two 27m long, three span aerator bridges. […]

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Concrete Repair and Coating: 132kV Substation Concrete Repairs

During a series of planned outages in the summer of 2004 and 2006, Ram Services Limited carried out an extensive programme of structure repair and protection work at Bredbury 132kV substation for United Utilities Electricity (now Electricity North West). Scheme: Concrete Structure Repairs – Bredbury 132kV Substation Problem: Cracking and spalling of concrete surfaces due […]

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Coating Application: Lancashire Waste Processing Plants

Ram Services were invited to partake in a competitive tender process for strengthening of the under strength culvert, which included design of the strengthening works (and arranging an independent check) prior to implementation and the installation of CFRP materials on site. Scheme: Lancashire Waste Processing Plants at Thornton and Leyland Problem: Degradation of concrete chemical […]

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