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VOL XII, NO 38

Belzona® For A Concrete Cooling Tower Basin

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Nuclear Power Plant in the Northeast, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

February 1997

 
 

Application Situation:

A concrete the cooling tower basin

 
 

Problem:

Sulfuric acid is injected into the cooling water to stop M.I.C. (microbiological induced corrosion). This severely damaged the concrete due to chemical attack and erosion three to four inches deep.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

Belzona® 4141 (Magma Build)

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1)

 

Substrate:

Concrete.

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Although unplanned, the work was completed within the plant outage. The customer was impressed that this permanent repair was completed within a short time frame and during adverse cold weather.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The damaged area. 
  2. Close-up view of severe erosion, the application of product ready to commence. 
  3. The completed repair, cooling tower basin in operation.
 
 
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