IBIX® portable blasting systems are indispensable for marine industry professionals specializing in off-shore maintenance, extending the life of marine vessels while removing contaminants and tough marine coatings from marine platforms, jack up oil rigs, industrial, military and commercial ships, carriers, passenger ferries and tankers. IBIX systems are perfectly suited for decontamination and cleaning, removal of grease, oil residue, paint, carbon deposits and glue from machinery and equipment. IBIX systems deliver a precise, consistent air and media flow for a smooth surface finish every time. Minimal dusting improves the health and safety of the operator and the environment.

Revolutionary Flame Spray Coating Technology

The Spartacus is a lightweight, portable and versatile system ideal for coating all types of infrastructure including structural steel, pipelines and concrete. Coatings applied with Spartacus provide a smooth flexible finish that is resistant to chemicals, salt, chipping, cracking, scratching and harsh environments. UV stable for outdoor applications, Spartacus durable coatings cure in seconds and are exceptionally beneficial for substrates that are susceptible to acid, sulfates, corrosion and chemicals.

Useful for Marine Maintenance Including:

  •  Bilges, ballast tanks, cofferdams, and engineering spaces
  • Areas typically prohibitive to abrasive blasting (near hydraulics, electronics, seal and bearings)
  • Corrugated steel, non-ferrous metal surfaces, tie downs, deck perimeters and compartments
  • Sump pits, rudder stocks, tiller extensions, transom and rudder fitting scuppers, bridge wings
  • Storage facilities: lube oil tanks, water tanks
  • Propellers and flaps
  • Removal of soot contamination
  • Cleaning and polishing teak floors with garnet mineral and sodium bicarbonate
  • Polishing aluminum and stainless steel structures with sodium bicarbonate
  • Deck winches, wing bridges, hatch covers, any other support maintenance