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VOL XII, NO 34

Belzona® 1391 Protects Absorber Tower

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel producer in Indonesia.

 
 

Application Date:

May 1996

 
 

Application Situation:

Absorber tower used to remove CO2 from waste gases.

 
 

Problem:

MDEA is used at a temperature of 120°C (250°F) in this absorber and severe corrosion is experienced.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets TCC-5 & HEX-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona chosen to repair critical areas as alternative to re-plating which was very much more costly and would have taken four times as long. Structure planned to be replaced after six months. In fact, replacement would have delayed for 12 months at which time Belzona® 1391 was still in perfect condition. Belzona® 1391 used on new absorber tower.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the absorber tower.  
  2. Work underway inside the absorber.  
  3. Aplication of Belzona® 1391 by applicator.
 
 
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