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VOL X, NO 24

Belzona® Chills Out Brewery

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

A Mid-Western Brewery in Missouri

 
 

Application Date:

December 1995

 
 

Application Situation:

One of three lithium bromide chillers used to cool beer to 70°F during the manufacturing process

 
 

Problem:

The tube sheet was badly eroded/corroded. There were numerous leaks between the tubes and the tube sheet.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Copper tubes, steel tube sheet

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet HEX-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The area coated was 60 sq. ft. on each end. Two more units are scheduled this year. The customer benefited by saving replacement costs, reduced down time and continuation of the manufacturing process.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Close up view of one of the eroded/corroded areas  
  2. Application of Belzona® 1321 over Belzona® 1311  
  3. Completed job, tube sheet rebuilt
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com