Fabric Maintenance

Fabric maintenance is fundamental to ensuring the integrity and safety of an asset. Ankor provides integrated fabric maintenance solutions for all structures and industry sectors.

We offer an all-inclusive range of site services which, combined with our in-house management expertise and technical capability, enables us to assist in enhancing the integrity and lifespan of our clients’ assets. Our aim is to provide safe and cost-effective solutions that cause little disruption to ongoing production.

All our technicians are IRATA-certified from Level 1 to Level 3 with Offshore Survival and MIST Certification, along with any trade specific required qualifications. Our Fabric Maintenance team jointly have over 30 years’ experience delivering integrated fabric maintenance services for the marine and Oil and Gas sectors.

Ankor successfully delivers life-time extension programs from entire structural coating systems, through to one-off specialist applications. Our integrated Fabric Maintenance services include:

Coatings & Surface Preparation

Ankor’s aim is to be the leading provider of integrated surface preparation and coatings services in Ghana. Our experienced team understands and chooses the best techniques to remove existing coatings, prepare surfaces for inspection and coating reinstatement and recoat the surface to client’s requirements.

We offer a wealth of combined industrial expertise in specialty painting, coating and surface preparation services, offering safe, high quality, cost-effective solutions to our clients.

Ankor’s surface preparation services include:

  • Site surveys
  • Technical support and advice
  • Provision of NACE & ICCOR accredited inspectors

Typical methods include:

  • Manual preparation
  • Power tool preparation – rotary tool and needle gunning
  • UHP/HP water blasting
  • Abrasive medium blasting (wet and dry)
  • Hydro-blasting
  • Water washing – hot, cold and steam
  • Sponge blasting, dry ice blasting
  • Chemical stripping

Ankor’s coatings services include:

  • Site surveys
  • Technical support and advice
  • Provision of NACE & ICCOR accredited inspectors
  • Fabric maintenance campaigns

Coating applications include but not limited to:

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