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VOL XXIII, NO 67

Belzona® Repair And Protection Of Desalter

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petroleum Company, Egypt.

 
 

Application Date:

December, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Desalter

 
 

Problem:

Several pitted areas in the lower half of the vessel needed to be rebuilt. Protection then required particularly for high salt levels in lower half of vessel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)
Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)
Belzona® 5891 (HT Immersion Grade).
 

Substrate:

steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. After filling the pitted areas using Belzona® 1311, upper half of vessel protected with Belzona® 5891 and Belzona® 1391 applied to the lower half.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona successfully solved this problem and provided long term protection, increasing the life of the desalter and decreasing the maintenance costs.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the Desalter
  2. Rebuilding the pitting areas in the lower half 
  3. Finishing the coating of the upper half
  4. Application completed
 
 
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