External Cement Mortar Coating

Durable and inexpensive, Cement Mortar protects and strengthens buried steel pipe for long-term service. Once again, cement coatings have been reliably used for well over a century and we expect they’ll continue to be used long into the future.

Machine Applied Shotcrete

  • Imperial applies its reinforced mortar coating to straight pipe by machine in 4 through 54 inch diameters, up to 40-foot lengths, using our own custom-designed and built state-of-the-art equipment
  • automated weigh batching and controls ensure proper mix and consistent strength and quality

Hand applied Gunite

  • Hand-applied to special fittings by our experienced team of craftsmen.
  • Additional welded wire mesh reinforcement applied where necessary to ensure the integrity of the coating

Water spray or membrane curing methods are employed to properly finish a highly resilient product.

All applications are in strict conformance with mandated specifications and standards.

Though mortar coating is among our specialties, some field situations require alternative coating systems. We also provide a variety of other coating materials and combinations in accordance with select AWWA standards, contact us for details.