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VOL XXIV, NO 4

Belzona® Keeps The Beans Dry

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Bean processor, Manning, Iowa

 
 

Application Date:

April 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

75 ft. diameter soybean storage bin

 
 

Problem:

Water ingress between tank and concrete tank base. For several years tar was applied but continually failed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 6111 (Liquid Anode)

Belzona® 3921 (GSC)

Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane)

 

Substrate:

steel and concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflet GSS-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Applying tar around the tank base had proven to be very temporary and unsuccessful. Belzona® 6111 provides excellent corrosion protection to steel wall and Belzona® 3111 provides flexible weatherproof seal. Customer was so pleased with the results of Belzona that 3 more tanks are scheduled for the same treatment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Belzona® 6111 applied and Belzona® 3921 being applied
  2. First coat of Belzona® 3111 with Reinforcing sheet being applied
  3. Completed application
  4. Completed application, general view
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com