Emergency Repairs

When an emergency arises, whether it’s a scratched tank, cracked weld, or a loose mag mixer, you need to get everything operational again quickly. With our rapid response service, we will have you up and running in no time. At Allegheny Surface Technology, we know that every second of downtime costs your company money which is why our team is ready for you when emergencies happen.

Emergency Repairs

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  • “The mag mixer came loose, zipping around, scratching and dinging the tank.”
  • “Help! There are scratches in the tank preventing us from running the next batch!”
  • “We did our normal cleaning process and now we have yellow staining we’ve never seen before!”
Service Description Benefits Application Scenarios
Electropolishing The production of a smoother, passive stainless steel surface using an energized acid solution with a hand-held cathode.
  • Purification
  • Reduced product adhesion
  • Appearance
  • Smoothness
  • Deburring
  • Cleanliness
  • Complex geometries
Equipment needs an improved surface for cleanability, to meet industry standards, and to remain within operating conditions.
Citric Acid Passivation The use of citric acid solution for circulation or immersion and/or citric acid gel for vertical geometries. Both forms meet ASTM A967 specifications.
  • Safe to the environment and personnel
  • Cost effective
  • Removal of rust contamination on parts that have already been in service
  • Improve cleanability
  • Improves the life of the part
Usually performed as a preventative maintenance and scheduled on regular intervals.
Mechanical Polishing A surface finish using abrasive belts, wheels and discs. Grinding, blending, hand polishing, Ra specific finishes.
  • Improved surface finish
  • Reduced product adhesion
  • Better surface cleanability
  • High aesthetic appeal
Piece of equipment has altered the surface roughness and mechanical polishing is used to improve the cleanability or bring the tank back within operating specifications.
Welding An activity that is used for binding materials together through the application of heat.
  • Establishes strong, durable, and permanent joint links
Crack repairs, port removals, port additions, sight glass additions, tank alterations, or filling pits.
Pressure Vessel/Tank Weld Repairs Pressure rated vessels require a Code Certified welder with an “R” stamp. A pressure vessel is a tank or vessel that has been designed to operate at pressures above 15 p.s.i.g (Registered with a National Board) or greater.
  • Restores a vessel to its original and intended operating condition
  • Allows for safe operation
  • Prolongs the life of the vessel
A pressure rated vessel that would require any type of weld repair. Common issues include cracked weld, tank modifications, or excessive pitting.

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