Painting and Specialist Coatings

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Bilfinger UK provides a painting and specialist coatings service for both internal and external surfaces to the industrial sector across the UK. We have the capability to deliver standard single pack coatings to two pack epoxys and glass flake tank linings, as well as thermal sprayed coating such as aluminum. With a strong combination of consultancy expertise plus solid technical competency to support your requirements, we deliver best value asset protection whilst consistently minimising risk to workers/environment and process disruption.

Our Capabilities:

Surveys and Advice

Expert input from the start to specify the correct coating solution for the project, delivering the expected level of performance. We are happy to visit sites to give advice on painting and coating solutions, and a technical survey is always the first step in project.

Project Planning

Every project plan takes into account the technical requirements and impact assessment to customers' operations, so we can make sure the work causes the least possible disruption to our customers' operations.  

Preparation and Application

Our specialist teams take time to prepare the surface to the required standards removing all contaminants and degraded coatings, utilising various hand or mechanical methods driven by the specification or environmental conditions. Techniques used include hand and power tool preparation, mechanical blasting clean using various blast media and hot water and ultra-high pressure (UP/UHP) water jetting. All work is closely overseen by experienced technical experts at every stage. The process is monitored by industry standard paint inspectors with all the relevant quality assurance checks carried out and recorded at every stage of the process.

Specialists in Painting and Protective Coatings for Industry

Our extensive experience of working in industrial settings means we can identify a tried and tested approach for almost any scenario. With the support of our access division we can supply access and habitat requirements to support the coatings process. Today's paints and coatings can offer tremendous potential benefits - but only when applied correctly. From initial specification through to final inspection, we provide both the professional oversight and the practical skills necessary for a successful result that delivers the coating solution to its full potential thus achieving its optimum maintenance cycle.

Fighting Corrosion

Using the latest coating technologies and techniques, we can help you fight corrosion, cut operating costs, reduce shutdown periods and get maximum lifespan from your assets

Protecting Against Fire

We install a wide range of fireproofing systems effective at restricting the spread of hydrocarbon fires on vessels and structures. These include intumescent coatings, products based upon vermiculite, and products from the Fenderlite® range for use in petrochemical applications. The systems incorporate spray or trowel applied coatings, adhesives/key, coats/sealants, top coats and reinforced fixings.

Meeting Functional Needs

From tank linings to factory flooring, we provide tough and durable solutions to meet even the most challenging functional requirements.

Best in Class Facilities

Our Bilfinger UK Fabrication Facility at Immingham offers a range of blasting, industrial coatings and specialised coating solutions. With a closed blast facility we can accommodate items up to 20 metres in length, with overhead cranes capable of lifting loads of up to five tonnes in weight. With painting facilities that can offer application via conventional/airless spray, plural spray application along with thermal spray capabilities. All work is inspected by ICARR accredited paint inspectors and delivered to the highest quality standards.

Wider Technical Support

You can also benefit from Bilfinger's wider expertise, working with us as a single contractor delivering an integrated approach to related activities including asbestos removal, thermal insulation and access arrangements.


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