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VOL XXIII, NO 65

Belzona® Products Used To Seal Leaking Tank

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and Paper plant

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Leaking concrete stock tank

 
 

Problem:

Mill had experienced a constant leak between the concrete wall of the stock tank and the steel outlet pipe

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)
 

Substrate:

Concrete & Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out using modified versions of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 and VPF-11a. Bolted doubler plates were used to help form seal.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona Consultant worked with plant engineers to devise effective seal for this long term leak.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Preparation of both the concrete and metal surfaces underway
  2. Belzona® 1311 forced into the gap between the pipe and concrete
  3. The back of the metal plate was coated with approximately 1/4 inch of Belzona® 1311 before it was bolted against the wall and the excess material squeezed out was wiped away
 
 
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