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VOL XXIV, NO 93

Belzona® Protects Concrete In Biodiesel Plant

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Biodiesel Manufacturer, Memphis, TN

 
 

Application Date:

2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Concrete surfaces around biodiesel pumps and tanks

 
 

Problem:

Biodiesel attacked the concrete substrate causing erosion leading to unsafe walking conditions.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with  Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-15. Surface was prepared with 20,000 psi pressure washer which removes deteriorated concrete and removes contamination sat the same time. This repair was done over a 2 day period. Aggregate was applied into the Belzona® 5811 to create a non-slip walking surface.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona system was applied with minimal downtime and provides both protection from further concrete deterioration whilst providing a safe walking surface.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Concrete pad before repair
  2. Pad during repair
  3. Completed project
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com