Case Studies

Case Studies (5)

Some samples and application from recent projects highlighting the use of UPS polymers in a variety of industrial situations.

From repairing a torn tyre on an earth mover that was in use 24hours a day with elastomer polymer to waterproofing a leaking tank UPS polymers have facilitated repairs with minimal down time and disruption to service.

Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00

Product Referrals and Examples

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 UPS 200 EG Primary Filter Repair Desalination Unit PR UK V1.pdf 1 page 2014-08-29 09-43-15 2014-08-29 09-43-21

UPS 200 EG Primary Filter Repair in Desalination Unit UK



 UPS 403 UC HCL Tank Lining PR UK V1.pdf 1 page 2014-08-29 09-47-04 2014-08-29 09-47-06

UPS_403 UC HCL Tank_ Lining UK





Tuesday, 15 July 2014 00:00

Huge Saving Repairing a Water Leak

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We are glad to state that we have successfully controlled a leakage on the main cold water line at a Power Station in Pakistan with UPS Products.

This has saved the customer more than 200 Thousand US Dollars of production loss in 24-hours. The repair required the engineers to perform hot repair job.

Quantities of UPS Products used in this application.


1- UPS-200 EG: 18-Kg

2- UPS-19603 Pipe Repair Bandage: 04-Nos

3- UPS-19605 Pipe Repair Bandage: 04-Nos

4- UPS-19060 Simple Stick: 02-Nos

5- UPS-Glass Tape: One Roll

Application consists of following steps;

1- A CS Box with weep hole design was fabricated to cover the whole effected portion along with 1-ft extra area to all three available sides.

2- A pneumatic grinder used to prepare all the required surface in wet condition.

3- Box pasted with combination of UPS-19001 Bandages/UPS-200 EG and immediately pressed down with a huge clamp covering all the circumference of the pipe.

4- After getting UPS Products cured under the box, we then started sealing the box inch by inch from each side.

5- After sealing all sides of the box, a further reinforcement application was carried out on all border sides of the box.

6- Next day we plugged the weep hole and there is no more leakage.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 00:00

Spanish Endorsement and Case Study.

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A large pdf detailing the experience and examples
of innovative application in Spain,

particulary of UPS 105  and UPS 205


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UPS105_UPS205_-_ROBINTOM.ppsx_2014-06-24_09-33-45_2014-06-24_09-33-50.jpge pdf detaining the experiience and examples of innovative application, particulary of UPS 105  and UPS 205

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 00:00

Nordic Industrial Group - Case Studies

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A series of costed case studies from the Nordic Industrial Group.



Cooling Water Pump pdficon


Paper Cleaners          pdficon


Stainless Steel Pump  pdficon


Screw Refubishment   pdficon


Lime Slurry Pump      pdficon


Paper Mill Fan          pdficon 



Friday, 07 March 2014 00:00

Heat Exchangers

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The most common model of heat exchanger  is probably the “shell and tube” model, a device which normally consists of a cast iron or steel shell containing a calculated number of tubes with certain diameters.

The tubes rest on a tube plate made out of brass, or copper/zinc alloy (muntz metal), or copper/zinc/tin alloy (admiralty metal).

Water flow is regulated by dividers and is extremely turbulent, this has the tendency to create rapid erosion.

What’s more, heat exchangers suffer from bimetallic corrosion due to the existence of various and differeing metals in close proximity. This is unfortunately almost always aggravated by the generally corrosive nature of cooling water used.

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When you add on top of this some very commonly encountered factors like poor water treatment and lack of proper maintenance, you can see why heat exchangers require more systematic attention by 'Unique Polymers Systems' highly trained “polymer people”.

The most common problems are de-zincification of the tube plate and graphitisation of the division bars.



While such problems are easily solved by Unique Polymers Systems ceramic polymers, the heat limitations of Unique Polymers Systems advanced polymers (2030C-DRY/930C-WET) coupled with problems of difficult access can sometimes prevent “polymer repairs” from being carried out more extensively, i.e. inside the shell.

Polymer repairs on tube sheet plates are generally exposed to moderate temperatures like 480C.


FURTHER INFO here (.pdf)  pdficon


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