Fertilizer is very corrosive to carbon steel and can cause rusting to develop earlier than is expected. TMI Coatings painted and treated a fertilizer tower by thoroughly high pressure washing with a neutralizer to remove all containments and all loose, delaminating paint. TMI then further mechanically abraded rusted areas to prepare for new coating adhesion; the crew then brushed and rolled two full coats protective coating material consisting of a rust-inhibitive epoxy primer and a high quality urethane for additional protection and long term performance. TMI completed this project for a large fertilizer distributor in central North Dakota to help solve their rusting structural steel problem.
TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted to repair, restore, and coat the ceiling of a meat production facility for one