Services

Southern Metal Processing is unique in that we maintain a diversity of processes allowing us to select the most effective, economic and/or safest for our customer’s equipment.

High Quality, Ethically Sourced Materials

Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed

Honest Prices

45 Years Of Experience

Industries Serviced

Polymer, Chemical & Petrochemical, and Automotive

Polymer Industry

Typical polymer, plastic, and resin types cleaned:

  • Acrylate
  • Acrylic
  • Alkyl Resin
  • Cellulose
  • Epoxy
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol
  • Fluorocarbons
  • Nylon (various)
  • Polyacrylate
  • Polyacrylonitrile
  • Polyamide
  • Polybutadine Rubber
  • Polybuticite
  • Polyester
  • Vinyl Acetate polyester
  • Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)
  • Polyethersulfone
  • Polyethylene (low & high density)
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polysulfone
  • Polyurethane
  • Polyvinylbutyl
  • Rubber
  • Silicone
  • Spandex
  • Styrene
  • Styrene Acrylonitrile

Dies (various types, shapes, sizes)

  • Blown Film
  • Cast Film
  • Oil Heated
  • Slit Film
  • Steam Heated
  • Pelletizing

Extrusion Equipment

  • Block Assemblies
  • Transfer Pipes
  • Wear Plates
  • Screws
  • Diverter/Switch Blocks
  • Melt Pumps

Spin Pack Assemblies

  • Spinnerettes
  • Breaker Plates
  • Sand Cups
  • Recoverable Screens and Gaskets
  • Disc Filters
  • Photo Etch Plates
  • Assembly Hardware

Screen Types & Equipment

  • Roto Screens for Gnuess auto Changers
  • Recovery
  • Leaf
  • Pack
  • Screen Changer

Filter Elements & Assembly Equipment (including Integrity Testing)

  • Air Bars/Vacuum Rolls
  • Candle Elements (various sizes, media types)
  • Cartridge Elements (various sizes, media types)
  • Concentric Elements
  • Disc Filter Elements (various sizes, media types)
  • In-Line Filters (Norman, Nupro)
  • Prilling Plates
  • Spray Bands
  • basket Strainers
  • Mandrels
  • Tube Sheet Related Hardware
  • Vessel Assemblies

Historical Test Data Retention
All test data collected on a given filter or component is recorded into the Southern Metal Processing Co.’s (SMPCO) database. Test reports are generated and supplied with returned products. All historical test data is maintained within the SMPCO database for future review or tracking by SMPCO or the customer.

Video and Microscopic Product Inspection
When required and necessary to inspect for cleanliness, damage or possible contamination, magnified inspections can be made. In addition, photo images can be captured for record or review by others.

Emergency Response to Shutdown Situations
SMPCO understands urgent situations. We have emergency and contingencies plans and planning always at the ready to address what ever crisis can or does occur. Dedicated equipment or reserved process capabilities can be managed when needed.

Door-to-door Transportation Service
SMPCO maintains a fleet of trucks and company employed drivers to provide dedicated pick-up and delivery of equipment on a routine scheduled basis or in emergency situations.

Disassembly/Reassembly of Product (Filter Assemblies)
When required or necessary, SMPCO has the equipment, expertise and manpower to provide mechanical disassembly and/or reassembly of filter assemblies, vessels, dies, etc. Storage and inventory is managed and maintained for spare filters, seal rings, nuts, bolts, studs, etc. needed for replacement or assembly of equipment. Full services include torque of head bolts and pressure leak tests to ensure adequate sealing.

Warehousing Spare Inventory of Filter Elements and Assembly Parts
To facilitate faster turn around of filter assemblies and/or vessels, SMPCO can maintain and manage spare parts inventory of elements, seals, gaskets, studs, nuts, etc. This can shorten turn time by as much as 50 % to assist in recovery from shutdowns, operate with short on-stream life due to process upsets or routine conditions.

Chemical & Petrochemical Industry

Material Types of Product

  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Carbide
  • Carbon Steel
  • Chrome
  • Carpenter
  • Cast Aluminum
  • Cast Iron
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Epoxy
  • Hastalloy
  • Inconnel
  • Monel
  • Nickel
  • Nitronic 60
  • Plastic
  • Rubber
  • Stainless Steel
  • Teflon
  • Tool Steel

Oil Types

  • Downtherm
  • Essotherm
  • Grease
  • Hydraulic
  • Mineral
  • Parrafin
  • Synthetic
  • Thermanol
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Tull
  • Turbine

Gax/Oxygen

  • Air Service (Oxygen)
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Freon
  • Hydrogen
  • Propylene Gas
  • Hexan
  • Nitrogen
  • Steam 

Chemical Types

  • Acetate
  • Acetone
  • Acrylate
  • Alcohol
  • Ammonia
  • Barium Sulphate
  • Calcium
  • Carbon Black
  • Caustic
  • Citric acid
  • Chlorine
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Manganese Acetate
  • Nitro Cellulose
  • Peroxide
  • Phosphoric acid
  • Sodium Chloride
  • Sulfur Compound
  • Terepthalic Acid
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Toluene
  • Trichlorethylene
  • Zinc Oxide

Dies (various types, shapes, sizes)

  • Blown Film
  • Cast Film
  • Oil Heated
  • Slit Film
  • Steam Heated
  • Pelletizing

Extrusion Equipment

  • Block Assemblies
  • Transfer Pipes
  • Wear Plates
  • Screws
  • Diverter/Switch Blocks
  • Melt Pumps

Filter Elements & Assembly Equipment (including Integrity Testing)

  • Air Bars/Vacuum Rolls
  • Candle Elements (various sizes, media types)
  • Cartridge Elements (various sizes, media types)
  • Concentric Elements
  • Disc Filter Elements (various sizes, media types)
  • In-Line Filters (Norman, Nupro)
  • Prilling Plates
  • Spray Bands
  • Basket Strainers
  • Mandrels
  • Tube Sheet Related Hardware
  • Vessel Assemblies

Process Equipment

  • Heat Exchangers
  • tower Packing
  • Flame Arrestors/Demister Pads
  • Valves, piping, hoses, etc.
  • Sealants & Elastomers

Automotive Industry

Typical Materials Removed

  • Paints
  • Powder Coatings
  • Oils, waxes, greases, etc.
  • Sealants & Elastomers

Typical Services

  • Component Reclamation
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Powder coated or painted body parts
    • Engine or chassis components
  • Assembly Line Equipment
    • Paint line hangers
    • Paint line equipment (Pumps, nozzles, filters, lines, valves, etc.)
    • Sealant Line (Filters, pumps, valves, etc.)
    • E-coat line (Filters, pumps, valves, etc.)
    • Body part molds
    • Grating
    • Conveyor chains
  • Repair or Lubrication of Equipment
    • Fixtures with moving parts
    • Damaged or broken components
    • Modified design or requirement

ALABAMA

130 Alred Lane

Oxford, AL 36203

Phone: (256) 831-8130 | Fax: (256) 831-2103

TEXAS

4750 W. Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Rd.

Baytown, TX 77521

Phone: (281) 424-3324 | Fax: (281) 424-1698