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VOL XXIII, NO 43

Belzona® Protection Of Co2 Compressor

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Soda plant, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

October, 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

100,000 m³/h multistage centrifugal compressor of CO2  

 
 

Problem:

Erosion/corrosion damages on the outlet section due to high temperatures (110°C), water injection and acid contaminated flue gas.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)Belzona® 1392 (Ceramic HT2)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3,CEP-5 and SHM-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

No other effective alternative available. Stainless steel cladding was fit on the most damaged sections using Belzona® 1311 to provide further protection. Inspection after 6 months and 2,000 working hours of the unit reviewed only slight discolouration and loss of gloss. According to this application method five compressors have been protected in the plant.

 
 

Photographs Description

Erosion/corrosion damage to the internal surfaces reviewed after blastingBelzona® 1392 appliedBelzona® 1311 used to fix the stainless steel platesView of the protected internal profile after 2,000 working hours in service of application made in 2005

 
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