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VOL XIV, NO 13

Belzona® 6111 Protection Of Fire Hydrants

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Municipality

 
 

Application Date:

1993 to present

 
 

Application Situation:

External surfaces of fire hydrants

 
 

Problem:

Ineffective primers used during manufacture led to repetitive painting. Road salt and grit during severe winter conditions accelerates corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 6111 (Liquid Anode)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5, before overpainting with required color top coat.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer carried out tests and found Belzona® 6111 to be the most effective system. Previous annual painting has been extended beyond five years.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Hydrant with Belzona® 6111 applied
  2. Completed application with top coat of paint applied
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com