Osage U.S. Coast Guard

Our Field Coatings Team refurbished the Osage, a U.S. Coast Guard barge located in Owensboro, KY. The existing coating system was aged and beginning to rust and fade. We followed the USCG specifications to abrasive blast to remove existing coatings on the hull, freeboard, and underwater body. We also blasted and coated the sewage and […]

Damaged Tanker Refurbishment

Recently, our Repairs & Maintenance Division refurbished this damaged tanker. The team inspected the unit to find all damaged areas. The main work consisted of rolling and fabricating new tank panels which were then fully welded. After the repairs were complete, which included a new catwalk and pipe work, the tank was pressurized to ensure […]

Trailer Refurbishment

Proper equipment maintenance will not only increase the life and value of your fleet, but also promotes safety. Let Nix provide you with a plan to bring your equipment back to new with our extensive list metal repair, mechanical, and coatings services.

Bulk Tanker Refurbishment

The Shop Coatings Division has performed several complete refurbishments on a line of aluminum bulk tankers.  The refurbishment included both sandblasting and hand tool cleaning with a Direct to Metal Urethane Mastic.  In addition to the coatings refurbishment, Nix also provided the customer with custom vinyl graphics, as well as pickup and delivery of each […]

Custom Steel Yacht – Passage

In the spring of 2008, Carl A. Nix Welding took on its largest and most challenging project to date. Matthew Nix along with the help of brother, Adam Nix, custom fabricated this amazing steel vessel. She is the first of her kind in the United States. The original design came from modern Dutch barges of […]