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VOL XIV, NO 16

A Leak Sealing Solution With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical plant

 
 

Application Date:

August 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Stainless steel absorber vessel and agitator

 
 

Problem:

Leaks from chemical attack and galvanic corrosion. Chemicals included 30% concentrated sodium hydroxide, 65% concentrated sulphuric acid and 30% concentrated hydrochloric acid.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 4341

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The cost of replacing the vessel was $53,000. However a replacement vessel would not resolve the chemical attack problem. Lead time for a replacement would have been very long.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Stainless steel absorber vessel and agitator - general view
  2. Applying Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) to problem areas  
  3. Applying Belzona® 4341 
  4. Protected agitator ready for service
 
 
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