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VOL XXV, NO 59

Belzona® Repairs Ebonite Lining In Acid Storage Tank

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical manufacturer, Cataluña, Spain

 
 

Application Date:

October 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Producer of Caustic soda using Electrolysis process.

 
 

Problem:

The Ebonite coating in a tank containing 26%Hydrochloric acid had localised damage (cracks, grooves, seam failures, adhesion problems) due to the acid contents of the tank.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi Build)

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1)

 

Substrate:

Ebonite

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out according to the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona products allowed a short downtime for the tank, with easy and in-situ application, without needing to replace the whole ebonite coating, and with a minimum cost compared to the substitution of the existing coating.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Outer view of the tank to be repaired
  2. Damaged area of Ebonite 
  3. Local rebuilding of ebonite with Belzona® 4301 after surface preparation
  4. Ebonite coated with Belzona® 4311
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com