Coatings & Surface Preparation

Coatings & Surface Preparation

Integrated surface preparation and coatings services matched to your specific requirements.

Stork is the leading provider of integrated surface preparation and coatings services. Our custom solutions mean we choose the best techniques to remove existing coatings, prepare surfaces for inspection and coating reinstatement and recoat the surface to your specific requirements.

Our focus on occupational health & safety, and on the environmental impact of what we do, enables us to deliver a safe job every time. We own our equipment, and our close partnerships with manufacturers and suppliers ensures a best-practice approach to specific challenges.

Our main surface preparation services include:

  • Technical support and advice
  • Site surveys
  • Implementation
  • Provision of NACE & ICCOR accredited inspectors
  • In-house training and competence assessment

Typical methods include:

  • Manual preparation
  • Power tool preparation – rotary tool and needle gunning
  • Hydro-blasting
  • Ultra-high-pressure water blasting
  • Abrasive blast cleaning (dry and wet)
  • Water washing – hot, cold and steam
  • Sponge blasting, dry ice blasting
  • Chemical stripping

Our main coatings services include:

  • Technical support and advice
  • Site surveys
  • Providing NACE & ICORR accredited inspectors
  • Fabric maintenance campaigns
  • Risk-based coatings strategies and management
  • In-house training and competence assessment

Typical coating applications include:

  • Internal vessel and tank linings
  • External corrosion protection
  • Helidecks and non-skid walkways
  • Fusion bonded epoxy
  • Thermal sprayed aluminum
  • Pipe and valve internal lining replacement
  • Composite wraps and linings
  • Specialist coating systems
  • Corrosion under insulation remediation

How we add value


Custom solutions

Coatings & Surface preparation solutions tailored to your specific project requirements.


Complete service

End-to-end service including technical support and advice, and site surveys through to safe and efficient implementation.


Safety focus

Strong focus on occupational health & safety through our industry-leading REACH Beyond Zero program.

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