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VOL XXIV, NO 87

Belzona® Seals Gasoline Storage Tank

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical plant, Ontario, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

Summer 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

A large gasoline storage tank

 
 

Problem:

Water was collecting on this large reinforcement seam causing extensive corrosion. 

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. The application was completed from the support equipment (crane).

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1161 was used due to the difficulty in accessing and removing all condensation in the repair area. The application is in excellent condition until today without any problems.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Large corrosion area
  2. Severity of corrosion clearly evident
  3. Use of crane lift to access repair area
  4. Completed Application
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com