Our Willis, TX facility offers a vast array of custom coating solutions to a wide range of products.
It has the unique capability to coat 1/2 in. to 74 in. pipe, as well as induction bends, forged fittings, tees, pups and spool pieces, all on one site with numerous coating options.
L.B. Foster's variety of solutions includes internal & external FBE, as well as ARO, SPC, and Denso 7200/7900HT.
At the heart of L.B. Foster’s business philosophy is acute attention to customer service and quality. There is no job too small, or needed too quickly, for our Willis, TX operation.
Corrosion Protection for underground pipe inside and outside
High Adhesion strength
Good chemical resistance
Fusion Bonded Epoxy (FBE)
L.B. Foster applies Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE) coatings that exceed all industry pipe coating standards. This protective coating is a one-part, heat curable, thermosetting epoxy powder designed for corrosion protection of pipe. FBE coated pipe is in service worldwide.
Abrasion Resistant Overcoating (ARO)
L.B. Foster can provide additional protection to FBE coated pipe with the application of Abrasion Resistant Overcoating (ARO). This durable 2-Layer system is ideal for tough installations, such as directional drilling and exposed river crossings.
Internal Lining (ID) Specialty Coatings
ID Pipeline Flowliner is a field-proven internal lining that increases the efficiency of flow over long stretches of oil and gas lines. This durable lining also provides an excellent anti-corrosion protection on pipe while both in storage and during installation.
Liquid Epoxy Specialty Coatings
L.B. Foster utilizes innovative plural component liquid spray equipment to apply liquid epoxy coatings to pipe, valves, fittings and bends.
Standard service temperature resistance (up to 185°F)
Service temperatures up to 250°F (121°C)
High-build (up to 50 mils in one coat)
Excellent adhesion (compliments FBE coated pipe)
High abrasion resistance for Drilling applications
Safe and environmentally friendly
Does not shield Cathodic Protection
Sacrificial coating for directional drill and road bore pipe
Fabricated Products Equipment
Automated pipe coating
Proprietary induction heating units
Gas fired ovens
Pipe rotating stations
Internal pipe blasting and coating
Powder spray booth
Plural component liquid spray equipment
100HP air compressors and drying equipment
Heavy duty forklifts
10 ton overhead crane
Line Pipe Equipment
Automated PLC controlled systems
Automated SRL small bore FBE application
High production capacity / custom coating quality
Inline blast cleaning
Inline holiday detection
Padded conveyors and racks
AC variable frequency drive controls
Hydraulic kick and lower in arms and skew