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VOL XIV, NO 4

Belzona® Stops Methane Leak

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sewer plant in Alabama, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Cracks in top of methane tank

 
 

Problem:

The 30-year-old tank had cracks and pin holes allowing methane gas to escape.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-15 & FPA-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer saved thousands of dollars over other methods. The finished tank has had no leaks after three years of service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Top of tank with cracks and pin holes  
  2. After cleaning tank, Belzona® 4111 was used to fill cracks  
  3. First coat of Belzona® 5811 was applied  
  4. Belzona® 5811 (black and beige) were mixed to a grey color and applied for the second coat
 
 
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