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VOL XIII, NO 37

Belzona® 1591 Protects Heat Exchangers

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery in Oman

 
 

Application Date:

January 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Heat exchanger designed to operate up to 150°C (300°F)

 
 

Problem:

Severe erosion-corrosion of the tube sheet and end cover caused by the hot Hydrocarbon mixture.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1591

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet HEX-1

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona® 1591 was the only coating known to withstand the erosion-corrosion at the high temperatures involved. Three further units have since been treated.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The degree of erosion clearly evident on the end cover  
  2. Application of Belzona® 1591 underway  
  3. Application to tube sheet completed. End cover awaiting coating.
 
 
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