Sandberg Remains Open During This Challenging Time

Whilst many of our staff are working from home during these unprecedented times, all our activities remain open for business in line with government guidelines.  We have adjusted our operations so that staff remain safe.  Currently, although we are working at a reduced capacity, we are meeting client demands and are welcoming new enquiries.

Paint Inspection - Delaminating paint on steel beam

Paint inspections undertaken by our experienced paint inspectors can help identify the cause of why the large majority of industrial paint and protective treatment failures occur, whether it be due to an inappropriate coating system being specified or through poor workmanship. Through our UKAS accredited laboratories, consultants, engineers and inspectors, Sandberg are able to provide a comprehensive service covering everything from Paint Inspection to Corrosion Surveys to Inspection and Testing of Galvanizing.

Among the many services that we can offer are;

  • Paint inspection and condition surveys of existing paint systems including:
    • Highways Structures to the requirements of BD 87/05
    • Rail Structures to Network Rail Specifications
  • Assistance in the development of Specifications and Inspection Test Plans (ITP) to suit contract requirements
  • Site sampling of paint and other protective coatings
  • Laboratory testing of paint samples (inc. FTIR)
  • Witnessing of blasting and painting trials
  • Quality Control / Quality Assurance services
  • Shop and site Inspections of ongoing and completed paint and coating works
  • Rope access inspection of paint and other protective finishes
  • Failure Investigations both on and off site

Typical examples of paints and protective treatments that we regularly deal with are;

  • Paints for corrosion protection
  • Metallic coatings e.g. galvanizing
  • Anodising
  • Paints for fire protection e.g. intumescent coatings
  • Powder coatings e.g. PPC
  • Old lead paint

All of our paint and protective treatment inspectors are qualified with the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) for paint inspection including up to ICorr Level 3.

We are constantly updating our equipment and scope of services and take pride in having the latest technology for inspections and investigations.

Tony Pitman

For further information contact: Tony Pitman, Senior Associate
Direct Tel: 020 7565 7000
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