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VOL XI, NO 41

Belzona® Protects Paper Machine Structural Steel

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and Paper Company in West Virginia, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

Spring 1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Structural steel supports of paper machine operate in a wet, corrosive environment.

 
 

Problem:

Structural steel supports require corrosion protection.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel plates, beams and columns

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 5811 will provide extremely long-term protection of the steel structure. The product is specified for the second phase of a major rebuild. Installation of this new equipment has resulted in the production of their best paper ever.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Following surface preparation by grit blasting, columns and beams were moved by rail to an environmentally-controlled application area.  
  2. Belzona® 5811 brushed and eventually troweled to a smooth finish.  
  3. All beams, columns and plates coated with Belzona® 5811. They were then pre-assembled at the fabrication warehouse to check tolerances.
 
 
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