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VOL XII, NO 44

Belzona® Protects Stripper Tower

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Plant in Scotland

 
 

Application Date:

October 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Stripper Tower used to clean waste-water. Steam is introduced at 180°C to remove hydrocarbons and other contaminants.

 
 

Problem:

Erosion/corrosion caused by steam together with chlorides and other impurities.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1591

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out at a specialist applicators' works in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Original glass flake lining failed and protection required to keep the tower in service to next major shut-down.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the Stripper Tower 
  2. Application underway in the confined space of the Tower 
  3. Application continues
 
 
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