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VOL XIV, NO 3

Belzona® Repairs Hydrogen Coolers And Piping

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power plant in Texas, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

May 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Erosion-corrosion on hydrogen coolers and piping

 
 

Problem:

Years of erosion-corrosion on uncoated turbine cooler parts forced this customer to seek a repair solution as opposed to the high costs associated with replacement.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-2 and VPF-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Use of Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal) overlayed with Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide) allowed the hydrogen coolers to be repaired in a two-day process.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Close-up of erosion-corrosion in hydrogen coolers
  2. Erosion-corrosion in hydrogen piping
  3. Cooler heads being rebuilt with Belzona® 1121
  4. Finished pieces overcoated with Belzona® 1341
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com