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VOL XXVI, NO 62

Belzona® Protects Digester

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water treatment facility, Southern California

 
 

Application Date:

2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Digesster producing Methane during sewage treatment.

 
 

Problem:

Severe corrosion occuring in vapour space at top of tank on walls and underside of the roof. Also internal pipework being attacked.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was chosen due to the original coating only lasting two years. After careful consideration Belzona was chosen due to its proven longevity in similar service. Application reported to be performing well in 2012.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Top of digester walls coated after grit blasting 
  2. The pipes waiting to be coated 
  3. Tank top was also coated with Belzona® 5811
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com