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TMI Coatings

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TMI Coatings has extensive experience for the oil, natural gas and agricultural industries. We complete maintenance projects at customer locations. Concrete silo restoration and waterproofing of the sides and roofs of silos, sloped metal roof coating, tank linings, sandblasting and painting of pipes and tanks, sprayed-in-place urethane foam insulation are some of the services TMI provides for the industry. A full list of the services we provide are below:

Specialty Coatings

Floor Coatings

Tank Linings

Industrial Painting

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Cargill Pedestrian Deck Restoration

TMI Coatings completed severe restoration of a concrete deck for a major Cargill port facility along the Mississippi River. TMI mechanically abraded loading dock floors and repaired damaged areas prior to installing a cementitious urethane floor topping. TMI used sloping material to reestablish the crown and drainage prior to installing floor topping to two loading…

Cooling Tower Basin Restoration

TMI Coatings recently completed extensive restoration to a concrete cooling tower basin at an Oilseed Processing plant. To restore this severely eroded basin TMI removed loose and hollow concrete with chipping hammers, hand grinders and other mechanical means. The crew then pressure washed the areas to remove the remaining dirt, debris and foreign containments. The…

TMI Paints Mill Stairwell

TMI Coatings completed a project for one of the world’s largest privately held milling companies. The project was completed in Houston, Texas where TMI successfully cleaned and painted seven stories of a mill stairwell which included the ceilings, walls and steps. TMI began by cleaning all surfaces to prepare for new paint coating adhesion. All…

TMI Coatings Project of the Year 2018 announced!

TMI Coatings Project of the Year 2018 was awarded to American Crystal Sugar in Moorehead, MN! TMI completed a large-scale project on the 8-pack of silos at American Crystal Sugar. Each silo is 45’ diameter by 108’ high. Over the last couple years TMI has completed protective coatings on the silo exteriors, silo roofs, lower…

American Crystal Sugar Company Storage Bin

TMI Coatings, Inc. was contracted by a large commodities holding company in Northern Minnesota to prepare and coat the roof surfaces of a 185′ diameter storage bin.  The crew cleaned and prepared the surfaces by water blasting and using stiff bristle brooms to clean and remove dust or debris contaminants.  All seams received a stripe…

Tank Lining Repair

Tank lining repairs completed by TMI Coatings to a fuel oil tank after testing and welding completed. TMI Coatings has been repairing tanks for over 30 years. As of April 1, 2018 TMI Coatings EMR is .89. We are a safety conscious construction company.

Industrial Painting of Silos, Lafarge North America, Inc.

A large industrial cement company requested TMI Coatings to prepare surfaces and apply primer and top coat to two silos, each 26’ diameter x 80’ high, including structural supports.  The paint analysis indicated lead based paint so TMI being a lead abatement/encapsulation company had to take precautions for high levels of lead in accordance with…

Urethane Foam Insulation

If condensation is dripping inside your plant, on machinery or inventory, it’s time to consider insulation on your building roof. Seamless sprayed-in-place urethane foam insulation provides more thermal resistance with less material than any other type of commercial insulation material. Sprayed foam insulation reduces heating and cooling costs. It also reduces sound transmission and moisture…

Warehouse roofs in Guymon, OK

TMI Coatings completed roofing on sloped warehouse roofs for a large agricultural company in Guymon, OK. Half of the sloped roof sections were made of metal; the other half was a composite material. TMI completed repairs on the metal roof by tightening all fasteners and replacing missing screw heads. On the composite roof, TMI patched…

Painting Ammonia Tank

TMI Coatings recently completed a large coating project at an ammonia storage facility in Grand Forks, ND.  The project consisted of a substantial amount of linear footage of variousl sized piping to be sandblasted prior to applying a three-coat zinc, epoxy, urethane system. The dome portion of a large storage tank, over 16,000 sq. ft.,…

Bin Painting

TMI Coatings was awarded a contract to coat the exterior of a dryer seed tank in Dawson, MN 11’ diameter x 62’ high.  This included handrails, kick plates on the roof, vertical support I-beams, and connecting steel with a cooperative engaged in processing and transporting oil seeds, grain, and related products.  The entire structure was…

Flour Silo Lining

TMI Coatings has lined the interior of flour silos in Dallas-Fort Worth to eliminate chipping and flaking paint which can contaminate the flour and disrupt production. Great care was taken to prepare the silos’ surfaces to ensure good coating adhesion. The silos were first solvent cleaned to remove contaminants and oils per SSPC-SP 1, then…

Logo Installation

TMI Coatings installing logo on elevated water tank in Bartonville, IL. TMI has a .90 EMR. Nice job TMI Team working safely!  

Salt Storage Dome

A Fortune 1000 company requested TMI Coatings to insulate and install protective coating on their salt storage dome. TMI prepared the surfaces by pressure washing, then applied sprayed-in-place foam insulation at an average of 2” thick. Also, a top coat of an elastomeric waterproof coating was applied. This coating expands and contracts, therefore will not…

Lining Installed in Clarifier for Food Production Plant

TMI Coatings’ construction crews lined the interior of a large clarifier during a critical plant shutdown.  Due to the time constraints, TMI’s crew immediately began blasting after the tank was drained to prepare the steel for the new coating adhesion.  Some weld repairs were necessary.  After weld repairs were completed, TMI reblasted and applied a…

TMI Seals Silo Base/Wall Juncture

TMI Coatings was contracted to seal the silo base/wall juncture around the circumference of silos.  Each silo was thoroughly pressure washed with 4,000 psi pressure washers to remove dirt, debris and contaminants from the area. TMI then installed new sprayed-in-place foam insulation to create a cant at the silo base to shed rainwater away from…

TMI Paints Two Livestock Silos in Dallas

TMI Coatings completed exterior maintenance painting on two livestock silos for a large feed producer in Dallas, TX.  All surfaces were cleaned to remove contaminates using 4,000 psi pressure washers.  All welds, corners, edges and bolts were stripe coated in addition to a full prime coat of surface tolerant epoxy.  The entire structure then received…

TMI Coated Carbon Steel Tanks In Texas

TMI Coatings recently coated 16 carbon steel tanks and 1 fiberglass tank for a large oil company in Texas.  Not only are the tanks protected from corrosion but now they are aesthetically pleasing—a clean, clear advertisement for the company. TMI applied a three-coat system to thoroughly protect the weld seams and areas of corrosion using…

Lead Paint Removal In The Winter

How can a company plan an outdoor painting project for a shutdown in the middle of the winter?  TMI Coatings’ personnel worked with multiple coating manufacturers in choosing a suitable coating for steel and concrete substrates that can cure down to 0°F.  The project in question was an unheated building around a large conveyor structure. …

2015 Safety Award!

TMI Coatings has worked over 22 months without a lost time injury! All TMI field employees with over 600 hours on April 1, 2016 were eligible for a safety contest.  Lee Johnson won the Grand Prize, a full size used Ford truck.  Congratulations, Lee!  Fernando Sierra won the runner up prize, a Yeti Cooler.  TMI…

Silo Roof Coating For Large Grain Dealer

TMI Coatings coated a silo roof coating project for a large grain dealer.  Our crew prepared the surfaces by high pressure washing and mechanically abrading prior to applying an elastomer roofing in a thick-film manner to seal and waterproof the concrete surfaces.  We embedded scrim cloth in areas to span small voids and coated up…

Conveyor Supports Safely Coated in Tacoma, WA

TMI Coatings painted structural steel conveyor supports for a large agricultural commodities company in Tacoma, WA.  The project consisted of surface preparation and application of high performance coatings.  TMI painted all connections of three 150′ tall support towers over the water.  All towers were fully contained to prevent paint chips and other debris from falling…

Flat Roof Waterproofing

TMI Coatings completed roof coating of a large multiple silo, gantry, head house and gallery for a large sugar manufacturing company. TMI crew members first prepared the existing sprayed-in-place urethane foam substrate and then applied a urethane elastomer waterproof coating and broadcast in aggregate for a non-slip finish texture. This protective coating material works very…

Tank Lining of Beer Storage Tanks for Canadian Brewer

TMI Coatings recently lined beer storage tanks for a Canadian craft brewer, the second oldest brewery in the nation.  TMI sandblasted to remove existing thick lining from the interior of tanks, welded holes, ground welds smooth and applied a food grade tank lining to the carbon steel tanks.  All this work was completed utilizing temporary…

Fertilizer Tower Painting By TMI

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;…

Concrete Silo in Northwestern Minnesota

TMI Coatings, Inc. crew recently installed a large, intricate multi-colored logo to the area as directed by the owner on the side of a large concrete silo in northwestern Minnesota.  Work was done safely.  And it looks great!  

Silo Roof Waterproofing In Crookston, MN

TMI Coatings waterproofed the roofs of six large silos, a head house, and upper and lower gantries.  TMI’s crew prepared the surface and then applied a waterproof coating to thoroughly seal and waterproof the roof and all penetrations.  Aggregate was broadcast into the urethane coating for a non-slip finish.  

Concrete Silo Restoration and Coating in Crookston, Minnesota

TMI Coatings is currently completing a large concrete silo restoration and coating project in northwest Minnesota.  TMI’s crew safely rigged scaffolding from the silo roofs to access the silo walls to remove all loose and/or spalling concrete.  TMI then prepared all exposed rebar by mechanically abrading to remove rust prior to priming.  TMI’s crew then…

Coating Provides Watertight Seal for Silo Roof

TMI Coatings completed a silo roof waterproofing project for a large grain dealer in North Dakota. TMI removed all loose and flaking/delaminating material and prepared surfaces for new coating adhesion. TMI applied two full coats of urethane elastomer to all roof surfaces and embedded scrim cloth around penetrations to provide a watertight seal. Aggregate was…

TMI Repairs, Insulates and Coats Main Processing Dome

          In 2013, TMI Coatings repaired, insulated and coated a concrete processing dome (173′ diameter x 66′ high) to reduce expansion/contraction of the dome due to extreme Minnesota temperature changes and hold the dome together to prolong its useful life.  TMI began the project by high pressure washing with 4,000 psi…

TMI Installs Intricate Logo

Big Soo Terminal, in northwest Iowa, is continually looking to make improvements to its facility. This year’s project included the painting of their two large oil tanks. The tanks were in need of sandblasting and painting to reduce corrosion and improve aesthesis. Following a safety meeting, TMI Coatings crew members began with preparing the surface…

TMI Restores Large Feed Manufacturing Facility

TMI Coatings completed a large painting project for an animal feed manufacturer located in western Minnesota. TMI painted their feed mill tower, hand rails, distributor and spouts. The owner was concerned about the corrosion beginning to form on the feed mill as well as aesthetics as the feed mill is the largest structure in town.…

Logo Painting

An animal feed supplier contracted with TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore five grain bins. Full restoration was in order including a new logo application. Procedure: Pressure washed all surfaces to remove dirt and loose paint. Wire brushed and abraded the steel for subsequent coating adhesion. Primed all surfaces with a rust-inhibitive epoxy primer. Applied…

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