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Pumpcoat's Vendornet in Action - Blasting and Coating Large Floors are a Breeze
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Pumpcoat's Vendornet in Action - Blasting and Coating Large Floors are a Breeze

Pumpcoat~ PCI Contractors has been in business for 17 years, providing high quality service to customers in power generation, industrial, commercial, property maintenance and other industries. Along the way, we’ve acquired a wide variety of abilities. Good service and satisfaction have always been cornerstone values at PCI. Sometimes we find our customers will need something done that is not in...

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Mounting & Attaching Products

Refurbishing Pump & Motor Bases

A Power Plant customer had several pump motor bases that had extreme corrosion due to the aggressive salt water environment they were in. Many of their pumps & motors were older units, and new bases were not available either because the factory no longer made parts for the pumps, or the ones that did would require a lot of machining and changes to get them to fit correctly. Additionally, they...

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Too Big, Too Little, Just right - Pumpcoat's Coating Experience Helps Solve a Customer's Waterproofing Problems
Paints & Coatings

Too Big, Too Little, Just right - Pumpcoat's Coating Experience Helps Solve a Customer's Waterproofing Problems

A lamentable issue in the construction industry is that often companies will be too large and streamlined in a trade to be able to take care of all of a customer's needs,Â-  or the company will be too small to have the manpower and resources to adequately take care of  all the aspects of  a customer's project. When a Building Maintenance company who services many...

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Multi-Step Storeroom Project: New Non-Skid Flooring, Wall Waterproofing and More
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multi-Step Storeroom Project: New Non-Skid Flooring, Wall Waterproofing and More

One ofÂ-  Pumpcoat/PCI Contractor’s  Power Generation customers in Connecticut recently built a new storeroom. Their previous one was no longer large enough. Once the new structure was built, there were a few components that PCI Contractors was able to lend its expertise to completing it to spec.  The flooring the customer required was a non-skid floor that mitigated...

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Paints & Coatings

Pumpcoat's Application for Protective High Temperature Coating on Chemical Manufacturing Parts

Pumpcoat received a call recently from one of its customers, a prominent chemical manufacturing company near Boston. This company makes specialty and performance chemicals that are used as ingredients for many other manufacturing processes.Â-  Carbon black, which is used in tire manufacturing and industrial rubber products, Aerogel which can be found in energy-efficient building components...

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End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings

Flat roofs that are found at plants, factories and other industrial buildings will almost inevitably end up with leaks at some point in their history.Â-  Pumpcoat~PCI Contractors gets several calls for leaks, roof repairs and coatings each season. Areas on roofs where something sticks up from the roof  - like piping, vents, exhaust fans, etc. are called penetrations. Anywhere there...

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October Scariness - Deep Pit Shaft Repair for Hydroelectric Dam by Pumpcoat
Paints & Coatings

October Scariness - Deep Pit Shaft Repair for Hydroelectric Dam by Pumpcoat

How Low can you go?Â- Ã‚ Sometimes in the course of repair work, real life scariness comes into play.   Deep holes, rushing water, confined spaces…. These repairs are not carried out by the faint of heart! For the past few years, Pumpcoat ~ PCI Contractors have been called in to do repairs on various areas on a large shaft for a hydro-electric facility in Lowell,...

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High Wear Gate Valve Undergoes Specialty Metal Spray Coating by Pumpcoat for Corrosion Control
Paints & Coatings

High Wear Gate Valve Undergoes Specialty Metal Spray Coating by Pumpcoat for Corrosion Control

A Contractor had called Pumpcoat regarding our Specialty Coatings.Â-  We have coatings on parts installed in Ash Systems and other highly abrasive applications at Power plants throughout New England.   He wanted to know if we had something that would be able to help one of their clients out. They were a Lab that had gate valves that were seeing high wear and corrosion rates...

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Boston Drivers are a little dryer thanks to an Emergency Pipe Repair by Pumpcoat
Packaging Products & Equipment

Boston Drivers are a little dryer thanks to an Emergency Pipe Repair by Pumpcoat

A 6 inch ductile iron pipe had been leaking for some time at one of the Pumping Stations in the Sumner Tunnel.Â-  (The pipe was part of the piping system called an Increaser that went from 6 to 8 inches over the span of about a foot.) The Department of Transportation Maintenance person had tried other types of repairs including clamps and welding, but it still leaked and was getting worse....

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Adhesives & Sealants

Pumpcoat Adds Sauereisen Epoxy Product Line

Pumpcoat~PCI Contractors have long been an expert in the coating field.Â- Our experience has allowed us to provide valued service in repairing corrosion and erosion damage to pump parts, mechanical equipment, tanks, floors and other items. Pumpcoat~PCI is pleased to announce the addition of the Sauereisen product line to our arsenal of quality coating materials. Industrial clients rely on...

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Company News

Pumpcoat Does Repairs & Coating for Fuel Oil Tank Foundations

One of Pumpcoat/PCI Contractor's Gas Turbine Power Generation customers have some ageing Concrete Tanks with moats (gravel based containments) that house fuel oil, and were showing a lot of cracking and spalling. PCI was chosen to perform rehabilitation and coating on these surfaces. The two tanks measure approximately 100 foot diameter each, the bases at 116 feet. Pumpcoat used a system of...

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Pumpcoat's Vendornet in Action - Blasting and Coating Large Floors are a Breeze
Services

Pumpcoat's Vendornet in Action - Blasting and Coating Large Floors are a Breeze

Pumpcoat~ PCI Contractors has been in business for 17 years, providing high quality service to customers in power generation, industrial, commercial, property maintenance and other industries. Along the way, we’ve acquired a wide variety of abilities. Good service and satisfaction have always been cornerstone values at PCI. Sometimes we find our customers will need something done that is not in...

Read More »
Mounting & Attaching Products

Refurbishing Pump & Motor Bases

A Power Plant customer had several pump motor bases that had extreme corrosion due to the aggressive salt water environment they were in. Many of their pumps & motors were older units, and new bases were not available either because the factory no longer made parts for the pumps, or the ones that did would require a lot of machining and changes to get them to fit correctly. Additionally, they...

Read More »
Too Big, Too Little, Just right - Pumpcoat's Coating Experience Helps Solve a Customer's Waterproofing Problems
Paints & Coatings

Too Big, Too Little, Just right - Pumpcoat's Coating Experience Helps Solve a Customer's Waterproofing Problems

A lamentable issue in the construction industry is that often companies will be too large and streamlined in a trade to be able to take care of all of a customer's needs,Â-  or the company will be too small to have the manpower and resources to adequately take care of  all the aspects of  a customer's project. When a Building Maintenance company who services many...

Read More »
Multi-Step Storeroom Project: New Non-Skid Flooring, Wall Waterproofing and More
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multi-Step Storeroom Project: New Non-Skid Flooring, Wall Waterproofing and More

One ofÂ-  Pumpcoat/PCI Contractor’s  Power Generation customers in Connecticut recently built a new storeroom. Their previous one was no longer large enough. Once the new structure was built, there were a few components that PCI Contractors was able to lend its expertise to completing it to spec.  The flooring the customer required was a non-skid floor that mitigated...

Read More »
Paints & Coatings

Pumpcoat's Application for Protective High Temperature Coating on Chemical Manufacturing Parts

Pumpcoat received a call recently from one of its customers, a prominent chemical manufacturing company near Boston. This company makes specialty and performance chemicals that are used as ingredients for many other manufacturing processes.Â-  Carbon black, which is used in tire manufacturing and industrial rubber products, Aerogel which can be found in energy-efficient building components...

Read More »
End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings

Flat roofs that are found at plants, factories and other industrial buildings will almost inevitably end up with leaks at some point in their history.Â-  Pumpcoat~PCI Contractors gets several calls for leaks, roof repairs and coatings each season. Areas on roofs where something sticks up from the roof  - like piping, vents, exhaust fans, etc. are called penetrations. Anywhere there...

Read More »
October Scariness - Deep Pit Shaft Repair for Hydroelectric Dam by Pumpcoat
Paints & Coatings

October Scariness - Deep Pit Shaft Repair for Hydroelectric Dam by Pumpcoat

How Low can you go?Â- Ã‚ Sometimes in the course of repair work, real life scariness comes into play.   Deep holes, rushing water, confined spaces…. These repairs are not carried out by the faint of heart! For the past few years, Pumpcoat ~ PCI Contractors have been called in to do repairs on various areas on a large shaft for a hydro-electric facility in Lowell,...

Read More »
High Wear Gate Valve Undergoes Specialty Metal Spray Coating by Pumpcoat for Corrosion Control
Paints & Coatings

High Wear Gate Valve Undergoes Specialty Metal Spray Coating by Pumpcoat for Corrosion Control

A Contractor had called Pumpcoat regarding our Specialty Coatings.Â-  We have coatings on parts installed in Ash Systems and other highly abrasive applications at Power plants throughout New England.   He wanted to know if we had something that would be able to help one of their clients out. They were a Lab that had gate valves that were seeing high wear and corrosion rates...

Read More »
Boston Drivers are a little dryer thanks to an Emergency Pipe Repair by Pumpcoat
Packaging Products & Equipment

Boston Drivers are a little dryer thanks to an Emergency Pipe Repair by Pumpcoat

A 6 inch ductile iron pipe had been leaking for some time at one of the Pumping Stations in the Sumner Tunnel.Â-  (The pipe was part of the piping system called an Increaser that went from 6 to 8 inches over the span of about a foot.) The Department of Transportation Maintenance person had tried other types of repairs including clamps and welding, but it still leaked and was getting worse....

Read More »

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