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VOL XXIV, NO 99, ELITE

Belzona® Protects New Flash Drum

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Company, Sierra Chata, Argentina

 
 

Application Date:

June 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

New flash drum for the amine plant.

 
 

Problem:

Flash drum to be exposed to diglycolamine, wet H2S and CO2 at 80°C. Corrosion resistant lining required to protect the vessel in service.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System TCC-5. The Belzona® 1391 was applied as a one coat system and was inspected using wet sponge for defects.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

An inspection was conducted in September 2010 during shut down and May 2012, and the product was found to be in perfect condition. The use of Belzona will allow this vessel to continue in service for many more years.  

 
 

Photographs Description

Flash drum prior to commencement of application Surface Preparation by abrasive blast cleaning Application of Belzona 1391 underway Photo taken during inspection at 2010 shutdown

 
 
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