In business, every measure that will ensure equipment and structures have a longer lifespan is as important as capital assets. Routine maintenance is a very vital aspect of any industrial company, as this enhances productivity and durability of machinery which in turn leads to an improved return on investment.
Routine maintenance of machinery comes in different ways and methods, our focus is on industrial pipe coating and painting of mechanical and boiler rooms in the industrial complex. Painting and coating in this environment serves two primary purposes, safety and maintenance.
In manufacturing settings, pipes serve as a necessary channel for conveying either products or raw materials from one point to the other, as such; the efficiency of those channels must be guaranteed to ensure accuracy in volume and quantity of the transported substances. However, a once efficient pipe may start to lose its integrity due to eroding away of some of its components due to wear and tear or from weather elements. This could lead to a defect in manufactured products or cause injury in some scenarios.
Furthermore, the second aspect, which is the painting of mechanical or boiler rooms in the building, is very crucial also. Over the years, color-coding has been used in passing information about the type precaution and safety measures to be adopted when specific areas in the building, negligence of the information borne by these colors, could lead to serious injury.
As an industrial painting contractor with years of experience in the industry, we know the significance of pipe coating and color-coding. Pipe coating is a significant way of mitigating against the eventual damage of uncoated pipes in the long run. A coated pipeline would have the needed efficacy to resist any adverse effect that chemicals or weather elements might have on them. While color coding leads to a safer environment for all employees.
Proper coating and paintings will translate to a lower production cost and mitigate against avoidable accidents in the industry.
To learn more about color coding pipes correctly check out this article on ANSI by Graphic Products and this article on OSHA pipe labeling.