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Quick Turn Projects and Custom Coatings

We offer fusion-bonded epoxy coatings for the interior & exterior of steel water pipe & oil and gas markets.

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.

Product Benefits

  • Corrosion Protection for underground pipe inside and outside

  • High Adhesion strength

  • Good chemical resistance

  • Impact Resistance

  • Flexibility

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

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We enjoy a market-leading reputation for high quality, high performance solutions in rail and infrastructure.

  • Harness the strength of our global network
  • L.B. Foster spans North America, South America, Europe, and Asia
  • Seamless global operations and efficient delivery of our products and services

When you choose to partner with L.B. Foster, you're not just selecting a vendor; you're aligning with a trusted global leader renowned for its commitment to excellence and superior performance.

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