Category Archives: Coatings

Stunning river stone

Stunning river stone tabletops, destined for the Rees Hotel in Queenstown, were painstakingly crafted at Fi Innovations’ workshop in Invercargill. It was a long and delicate process, requiring much patience – machine, prime and sand each plywood base; machine, cut, … Continue reading

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Oyster boat sculpture

The Oyster Boat sculpture in Bluff’s main street was tired and in desperate need of a complete overhaul. The oyster shell part had been absorbing rainwater through its very porous exterior, so the main support structure had collapsed with rust. … Continue reading

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Tuff Stuff pipe lining

Tuff Stuff from Rhino Linings is used to line a troublesome pipe at the Ballance fertilizer plant. As fertilizer ran through the pipe at high speed, the elbow bend was continually being abraded away. This cost a lot of money in … Continue reading

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