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VOL XXIV, NO 71

Belzona® Protects 35 Gate Valves For Refinery

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Company, Sultanate of Oman

 
 

Application Date:

September 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

35 new valves acquired for expansion of plant. These valves control the flow of sea water into the plant

 
 

Problem:

All existing valves were suffering severe corrosion from the sea water so new valves being protected as part of preventative maintenance programme.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-2

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona coating provides proven corrosion protection required to meet the expansion plants need for preventative maintenance.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Valves open for inspection
  2. Internal surfaces grit blasted
  3. Belzona® 1341 application complete after applying 2 coats
  4. Assembled valve undergoing pressure test
 
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