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VOL XXIII, NO 40

Belzona® Seals 20,000Sq.Ft.Containment Area

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Plant, North Alabama U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Containment area required impermeable seal to protect the environment.

 
 

Problem:

Cracks and failed coating over the concrete dyke.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)
Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)
Belzona® 4521 (Magma-Flex Fluid)
 

Substrate:

concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out using a modified Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-15. The concrete was high Pressure Water Jetted to remove loose coating and expansion joint sealant. Joints then sealed with Belzona® 4521. 2 coats of Belzona® 5811 and a top coat of Belzona® 5111 for UV Protection applied to entire area.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Original Epoxy coating had chalked and deteriorated over the years. Belzona did a test patch 5 years ago and it held up well. When the project was awarded the Belzona materials were chosen. Belzona® 5111 provides outstanding resistance to UV degradation and chalking.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Over view of the containment area
  2. Close up of the expansion joints
  3. 2nd coat of Belzona® 5811 applied
  4. Application completed with final coat of Belzona® 5111
 
 
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