Pulp and Paper

industrial painting services for pulp and paper industries

Imms Industrial is an industry leading coating applicator in the pulp and paper industry. Imms Industrial offers the manpower and knowledge to handle projects ranging from tank linings, pipe racks, paper machines, structural steel, and flooring. With fully trained and qualified personnel Imms Industrial can supply the labor for your next shutdown or single project. Imms Industrial has a full line of equipment to properly prepare and coat any substrate within a pulp and paper facility.

Shutdown Planning & Manpower

Imms Industrial Coatings has a fully trained staff of experienced painters and project mangers to meet your goals during shut downs for maintenance. We can craft a work plan that can pave the way for our crews to successfully complete time critical projects safely.

• Paper machine cleaning and painting.
• Conveyor cleaning and painting
• Crane cleaning and painting
• Internal storage tank linings
• Secondary containment linings
• Structural steel cleaning and painting
• Concrete repair and coating.

Coating Specification

Imms Industrial Coatings works closely with suppliers to develop specifications that fit our client’s needs. Some factors that can influence a selection of a coating system include:

• Exposure
• Operating conditions
• Substrate type
• Ambient conditions during application
• Environmental regulations
• Time constraints

Protective Coating Application

A protective coating is any material that when applied to a surface that will resist the service environment and prevent serious breakdown of the substrate. Imms Industrial Coatings Inc. specializes in putting a barrier between a corrosive environment and the material to be protected. Our clients have a variety of reasons to paint from corrosion control, fireproofing, waterproofing, safety, color coding, to appearance. Imms Industrial Coatings Inc. has the experience and technique to apply:

• Alkyds
• Acrylics
• Epoxies
• Polyurethanes
• Zinc Rich
• Advanced 100% solid hybrid coatings
• High heat

Surface Preparation

The performance of a coating is affected by proper surface preparation; it is the foundation that a coating system is built on. Coating integrity and service life will be reduced because of improper surface prep. The selection and implementation of proper surface preparation ensures coating adhesion to the substrate and a lengthy service life. Imms Industrial Coatings Inc. offers all of the following options:

• Hand tool cleaning
• Power tool cleaning
• Water blasting
• White metal blast
• Near white blast
• Commercial blast
• Brush off blast
• Solvent cleaning
• Steam cleaning
• Acid etching

Concrete Floor Coatings & Secondary Containment

Coatings and linings protect concrete from aggressive and corrosive chemicals. They prevent intrusion of water and the contamination of process products to help maintain their purity. Imms Industrial Coatings can specify a floor or secondary containment system to fit our client’s needs.

• Epoxies
• Polyurethanes
• Stains
• Vinyl esters
• Thin & Thick Film Coatings