KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIV, NO 9

Belzona® Repairs And Protects Vessel Supports

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical plant, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

July, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Process vessel (mixer) in chemical production

 
 

Problem:

Uneven gaps (up to 70 mm) and additional deterioration of the concrete supports under mixer heels caused by chemical attack.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete and Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with the modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-8. The irregular shim was created by filling the gaps between vessel heels and concrete supports with Belzona® 4111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Conventional repairs required long shutdown period. They also have poor adhesion to metal and concrete substrates and low chemical resistance. Belzona application was fast, providing excellent adhesion to different substrates together with excellent chemical protection.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of process vessel heels and concrete supports
  2. After preparation of substrates the Belzona Conditioner was applied
  3. Application of Belzona® 4111 in progress
  4. Finished application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com