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New Concrete Floor Coated 7 Days After Poured

June 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

TMI Coatings applied a cementitious urethane floor topping for a booming salsa manufacture that first sold its goods at farmers markets in the Midwest. A new production facility used for creating salsa required floors to be protected from the acidic constantly wet environment. The cementitious urethane floor topping was applied within 7 days after the new concrete was poured; this enabled the company to have their salsa creating fully operational within a shorter time period. “Every bite proves that our hard work is worth the effort.” This is good salsa!

Completed Floor Topping


Flooring Completed by TMI Coatings, Inc.

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Almost Done!

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, Restoration, Sandblasting & Painting, Tank Maintenance, Uncategorized, Water Tower Renovation

TMI Coatings, Inc. has almost completed the exterior painting of a water tower in Brownsville, TX. After many steel modifications, the tank will be placed back into service in early June.

Painting of the water tower is near completion.


TMI employees ensure safety is a priority while painting.

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Congratulations Marco Castillo!

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Marco Castillo was the winner of TMI Coatings, Inc, 2013 safety award! TMI Coatings completed the 12 month period ending 4/1/14 with no lost time injuries while completing multiple projects on elevated tanks and bridges and other structures. As the winner of the grand prize, Marco is the proud owner of a brand new Honda 4×4 4-wheeler. Let’s congratulate Marco! Stay safe and lets give away another machine next year!

Marco and his brand new Honda 4x4 4-wheeler.

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TMI Performs Tube Sheet and Water Box Coating

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, Restoration, SSPC Certifications, Sandblasting & Painting

TMI Coatings Inc. was awarded a contract with Colorado Springs Utilities to perform repairs, surface preparation and coating application to two large condensers at the Martin Drake Power Plant located in Colorado. Prior to surface preparation and coating application, approximately 8,600 7/8” outside diameter stainless steel tube ends were precisely trimmed and flared flush with the tube sheet with specialty tooling. Nearly 17,200 sandblast plugs were firmly set prior to sandblasting all surfaces of the tube sheets and water boxes to SSPC-SP10 / NACE No.2 Near White Blast. Following surface preparation, specialty coating plugs were precisely set in all 17,200 tube ends where TMI applied a 200 mil 100% solids epoxy coating to all four tube sheets.

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TMI Coatings Applies Floor Topping

April 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, Customer Satisfaction, Industrial Flooring, Restoration

TMI Coatings installed cementitious urethane floor topping with a smooth, sanitary finish as requested by the customer.
Upon completion, the customer stated “job complete, everything looks great!”

TMI Coatings applying floor topping

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TMI Completes Flooring Job in Timely Manner

April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, Customer Satisfaction, Industrial Flooring, TMI CHEM-RESIST

A Midwest seafood retail and wholesale company requested TMI Coatings assist them with protective flooring as part of their renovation. The company installed two new coolers and expanded the warehouse and production area. TMI prepared the surface by vacuum steel shotblasting with vacuum attachments. TMI then installed a cementitious urethane flooring system at 1/4” thick. The cementitious flooring system has excellent chemical resistance and will resist caustics and chemical attacks. This system will not cause pitting, cracking or crazing. The cementitious urethane flooring system TMI installed is very durable and suitable for industrial use. TMI had to complete this project in three mobilizations and in an efficient manner because the company could not shut down for a long period of time. TMI completed work on weekends and during off hours to accommodate the customer. The customer states they appreciate TMI’s field operations for their quality workmanship and completing the project in a timely manner.

TMI installs flooring system that is very durable and suitable for industrial use.

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TMI Prepares and Coats Ceiling

March 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Ceiling & Wall Coatings, Coatings, Sandblasting & Painting

A large poultry processor in Wisconsin hired TMI Coatings to paint their bar joist ceiling in a production area. High moisture and rigorous wash downs had caused the old ceiling paint to flake and rust.

TMI crew members prepared the surface to remove all of the loose and flaking paint. All surfaces were then coated with two full coats of a rust-inhibitive epoxy coating material. This coating material is specifically designed for marginally prepared surfaces.

Prior to TMI beginning work. After coating completion.

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TMI Coatings Lines Underground Pipe

March 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, SSPC Certifications, Waterproofing

TMI Coatings lined the interior of a 3.5’ diameter by 80’ long pipe. The protective coating was applied to the interior of the pipe to contain liquids and prevent leakage. The confined space required self-contained breathing apparatus, full time safety hole watch, proper rescue procedures and ventilation. All surface preparation and protective coating was completed during 3rd shift to minimize interference in a Class A office environment.

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TMI Repairs, Insulates and Coats Main Processing Dome

February 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, Insulation

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 pressure washers with oscillating tips to clean the exterior of the dome. Eroded concrete areas were repaired, cracks were routed out and filled. Sprayed-in-place urethane foam insulation was applied to the entire exterior of the dome at an average of 1″ inch. TMI then applied waterproof coating to the newly insulated dome.

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TMI Paints Large Standpipe for MN City

February 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Coatings, Sandblasting & Painting, Tank Maintenance

Cottage Grove, a city in Minnesota, awarded TMI Coatings the project of recoating the interior and exterior of their 1MG ground storage tank. TMI vacuum blasted the tank exterior, which kept dust levels low. By vacuum blasting the tank, MPCA and OSHA regulations are met. An abrasive sample was collected to test for heavy metals to ensure proper disposal. A three coat system was applied to the entire exterior.

The interior of the tank is considered a confined space. TMI blasted, collected another sample, and applied two coats NSF coating to the entire interior. The tank was washed out and disinfected and placed back on line.  The work was completed safely in a timely manner.

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