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VOL XXIII, NO 112

Belzona® Helps Under Fire

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement Company, Miami, FL

 
 

Application Date:

May, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Bauxite Bin and Raw Mill

 
 

Problem:

This is a very corrosive environment due to the nature of the raw material and the high temperatures used in the process led to serious corrosion on the plant. A serious fire, However, accelerated the situation and the bauxite bin could not be used anymore, forcing a shutdown at the plant.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

Belzona® 3921 (GSC Surface Conditioner)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 and TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona products have proven to be a success in the plant to prevent bridging and provide protection against the environment. Also, the quickness on the response ended saving the cement plant close to $250,000 in operation costs. Belzona solution allowed for the rebuilding of the seriously damaged areas with Belzona® 1121, then Belzona® 3921 and Belzona® 5111 system as the final coating providing corrosion and abrasion resistance in the hot environment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Bauxite Bin After The Fire
  2. Raw Mill after application of Belzona® 3921
  3. Bauxite Bin during first coat of Belzona® 5111
  4. Bauxite Bin after completion of the application
 
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