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VOL XXIV, NO 47

Belzona® Protects Heat Exchanger Tube Sheets

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Plant, Mexico

 
 

Application Date:

April, 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Heat exchanger tube sheets in Chemical plant.

 
 

Problem:

Erosion corrosion protection required on tube sheets to prevent further loss of metal thacould otherwise lead to leakage, loss of efficiency and contamination.  

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets HEX-1 & -3

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The equipment was returned to service in just 3 days, representing a gain in the order of $30,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Corroded tube sheet
  2. After grit blasting
  3. 1st coat of Belzona® 1321
  4. Completed application with corks removed from tubes
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com