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VOL XXIII, NO 115

Belzona® Provides Safe Platform For Slippery Work

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Biodiesel Manufacturer, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Platform to be installed 30ft. off the ground.

 
 

Problem:

Workers would have to preform tasks that require them to have a safe walking surface so they would not fall. Biodiesel spills would create a slippery work surface on the carbon steel platform. 

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

Belzona® 9211 (Supergrip aggregate)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflet TCC-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Workers throughout the facility had concerns of falling off the platform once it was put into place, after the Belzona solution workers felt secure in knowing they would retain their footing.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Platform prior to application
  2. Platform after first coat of Belzona® 5811 with aggregate
  3. Platform after project is completed

 

 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com