Painting and Specialist Coatings

Bilfinger Salamis UK delivers a wide range of surface preparation and industrial painting techniques.

We have qualified specialists in the field of surface preparation using hand and mechanical techniques, including ultra high pressure water jetting and grit blasting.

Bilfinger Salamis UK's National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) certified coating inspectors have the capability to carry out specification review, fault diagnosis and third party inspections.

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

Surface Preparation

Typical methods of surface preparation include:

  • Hand preparation
  • Power tool preparation
  • Hydro-blasting (UP/UHP)
  • Abrasive blast cleaning (dry and wet)

Coating Application

Our wide ranging experience can be applied to the following specialist coating solutions.

Coating Inspection

Our coating inspectors monitor all applications on site and perform the many tests necessary to ensure the long-term performance of a coatings solution.

This includes on site monitoring of atmospheric conditions, surface preparations, mixing and application of the coatings.

Our NACE-certified coating inspectors have experience in all types of coating and lining applications.

Inspection services include:

  • Surveys and evaluation
  • Specification development
  • Material selection
  • Specification review
  • Technical support
  • Composite wraps

Passive Fire Protection

Passive fire protection materials, systems and assemblies protect platform structure against the effects of extreme heat and flames, reduce the spread of fire and smoke damage, prevent structure distortion, and protect employee safety.

Bilfinger Salamis UK is an approved applicator of all major intumescent and cementitious passive fire protection systems including:

  • International - Chartek systems
  • Leighs - M89 / M90
  • PPG - Pitt-Char
  • Mandoval - Mandolite

Approved by all major manufacturers to install and maintain flexible jacket systems, Bilfinger Salamis UK can also offer bespoke pre-cast solutions for value actuator and riser protection.


Tank Blasting and Coating

Bilfinger Salamis UK was tasked to complete a four phase recoating of an oil tank.


Using UHP water jetting the team removed roof coating...

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