Industrial Coatings & Linings

Corrosion can become an extremely costly problem if not taken care of properly. It can lead to safety hazards, unplanned outages and down times – all of which take a large toll on your production and operating performance. But, we can fix and prevent corrosion with proper surface preparation, quality product and flawless application.

Are You Looking for a Contractor for Your Next Lining or Coating need?

At Universal Blastco, our corrosion control solutions are backed by decades of experience. We’ve been protecting the equipment and facilities at power plants, paper mills and chemical plants for over 40 years. Whether your corrosion issue is on a small containment area or the largest tank in the world, (YES! We lined the largest tank in the world!), we’re prepared to eliminate any trace of corrosion, leaving your equipment protected. We are proud to do custom, honest and adaptable work.

Why is a High-Performance Industrial Coating Critical for Your Equipment and Facility?
  • Corrosion resistant coatings and linings protect against abrasion and impact, which minimize long-term damage and degradation
  • Contributes to overall integrity of your equipment, resulting in less unexpected down times and repair needs
  • Increases promise of employee safety, productivity and performance

QP1 Certified by AMPP

qp1 coatings certification sealThe QP1 Certification is an audit of a contractor’s quality control program developed by the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP). It ensures contractors are meeting standards and best practices for industrial painting projects.

At Universal Blastco, we take pride in our QP1 certification and the value it brings to our customers. It confirms that we have the necessary experience, expertise, and quality control systems in place to perform high-quality coating applications.While the QP1 certification only applies to our Coatings & Linings division, we have implemented the same processes in all of our divisions to ensure quality in our Fiberglass and Industrial Masonry services as well. Learn more about the AMPP QP1 Certification.


Learn about why you should care if your industrial painting contractor is QP1 Certified.


  • Absorber and stack linings
  • Acid/caustic area flooring and tanks
  • Ash slurry tanks
  • Baghouses
  • Bleaching towers
  • Bunkers, chutes, elbows, and hoppers
  • Centrifugal pumps
  • Chlorination towers
  • Chlorine dioxide (ClO2) storage tanks
  • Circulating water lines
  • Clarifiers
  • Cl02 storage tanks
  • Containment areas
  • Digesters
  • Dry and wet scrubbers
  • HD towers
  • Heat exchanger water boxes
  • Hyperbolic cooling towers
  • ID fans
  • Inlet and outlet duct lining
  • Large-scale plant painting
  • Lead abatement
  • Mechanical draft cooling towers
  • Paper machine tanks
  • Plant infrastructure
  • Process, storage, and ash slurry heat exchanger tube sheets
  • Rubber and ceramic tile lining for acid/caustic tanks
  • Seal chests
  • Secondary containment areas
  • Stack discharge cooling towers
  • Stack interior and exterior linings
  • Storage tanks
  • Tanks
  • Trenches and sumps
  • Tube Sheets
  • Vertical turbine pumps
  • Washer vats and clarifiers
  • Water Boxes


  • Acid brick
  • Borosilicate block
  • Carbon fiber reinforcement
  • Cementitious fireproofing
  • Ceramic epoxy
  • Ceramic tile – alumina
  • Ceramic tile – glazed clay
  • Ceramic vinyl ester
  • Elastomeric epoxy
  • Epoxy
  • Fiberglass reinforcement
  • Flake glass epxoy
  • Flake glass vinyl ester
  • Glass reinforced epoxy
  • Glass reinforced vinyl ester
  • Intumescent fireproofing
  • Novolac epoxy
  • Plasite – baked phenolic
  • Polymer concrete
  • Polyurea
  • Polyurea epoxy
  • Rubber
  • Urethane
  • Vinyl ester
  • Woven roving reinforcement


The majority of coatings that prematurely fail are due to inadequate surface preparation. We have the knowledge and experience to tailor the surface preparation method to your exact need.

  • Hand tool cleaning
  • Power tool cleaning
  • Solvent cleaning
  • Abrasive blasting (using a variety of medias, garnet, coal slag, walnut shell, aluminum oxide, glass)
  • Shot blasting
  • SpongeJet Abrasive Blasting
  • Water jetting
  • Power washing
Water tank being painted with Sherwin Williams tileclad coating

Corrosion Resistant Coating

Red Coating at a Power plant

Industrial coating on tank exterior

Rubber lining in tank

Yellow coating inside vat

laminators installing fiberglass lining in carbon steel tanks

tank pad in secondary containment area

blasting the concrete walls of a secondary containment area

rolling on tank coating

craftsman applying a trowel-mat-trowel system

Painting gas pipe green