Acid Plant Mechanical Maintenance and Services

Catalyst Handling Resources offers tailored solutions to the acid market. This encompasses preventative maintenance and repairs, through to complete turnkey solutions.

All our procedures are fully compliant with environmental requirements, and our skilled staff members are trained to handle any task within the acid industry.

Mechanical Maintenance and Services

Towers and Reticulation Systems

  • Pre-shut Inspections
  • Specific Works:
    • Distribution systems
    • Filter elements
    • Loading and unloading of ceramics
    • Cooling Tower Maintenance and Replacement
    • Heat Exchangers

Catalyst Services

  • Removal, screening, and reloading to specified requirements
  • Dense Phase loading for dust reduction
  • Services in inert and toxic atmospheres, plus hot and hostile environments
  • Dense phase loading of vertical and horizontal vessels
  • Vessel blinding and isolation
  • Vessel repairs, de-bottlenecking, and internal modifications
  • On site store for supply of internals, spares, and componentry
  • Specialized welding and repairs
  • Ultrathermic and plasma cutting
  • Preparation for weld inspection
  • Bolt tensioning, bolt torquing, and nut splitting
  • Plant preservation and demolition

Tank Maintenance

  • Sludge removal
  • External HPW Coatings removal (Spider)
  • Industrial coatings application


  • As well as our general technician training, we provide a robust Acid Plant training system focused on the specific activities and hazards within Acid Plants.
  • Catalyst Handling Resources' aim is flawless safety performance with a target of zero incidents. This is achieved utilizing a fulltime safety management team to provide internationally recognised and respected safety training programs and systems.
  • Our highly trained personnel and project supervisors are BOSIET qualified with requisite certified skills in coating application, surface preparation, emergency response, confined space entry, breathing apparatus (helmet and mask systems), advanced first aid and rescue techniques, height safety training, rope access, and gas detection and monitoring.


Zero Harm is one of our core values, and that extends to care of the environment. All works are completed to site requirements and procedures, utilizing comprehensive containment systems throughout a project.