Steelwork Preparation

Hankinson EPIC have much experience of carrying out Surface Preparation and Painting. We possess the expertise, resources and equipment to meet any requirement.

We can provide numerous types of surface preparation to any type of structure, this may include:-

  • Grit Blasting
  • Damp Blasting
  • Sand Blasting
  • Sponge Blasting
  • Bead Blasting
  • Water Jetting
  • Ultra High Pressure Water Jetting                                                
  • Mechanical Preparation
  • Hand Preparation
  • Chemical Solvent Cleaning
  • Heat Induction Removal
  • JOS (Swirling vortex system cleaning Torc system)
  • DOFF (high pressure steam cleaning)
  • Graffiti Removal

Wide Ranging Experience

Including bridges and other waterway structures, tank farms, petrochemical plants, railway system infrastructure.

Comprehensive Technical Support

Coatings, surveys and analysis, coatings specification development, assessment of hazardous or toxic substances.


Qualified under Industrial Coatings Applicator Scheme (ICATS) approved by Correx Ltd and Institute of Corrosion. We have two in-house Trainers. In addition, we have ICORR certificated Paint Inspectors.

Full Support Services

Encapsulation and environmental protection, traffic management systems, industrial cleaning systems.

The Group holds the National Highways Sector Scheme 19A Corrosion Protection of Ferrous Materials by Industrial Coatings accreditation (NHSS19A).




 Above: Industrial painter grit blasting surface                                  Above: Vapour blasting paint off steel with garnet and water