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VOL XIV, NO 19

Belzona® Clamps Down On Leaking Pipes

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil refinery in the Netherlands

 
 

Application Date:

September 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Clamps were being used to seal leaking pipes where it is impossible to remove them from service.

 
 

Problem:

A protective covering was needed for the clamps to withstand corrosive chemicals up to 60°C. The clamps are used to seal pipes which transport a waste by-product of the refining process.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4341 (Magma CR4)

Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi-Build)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. Belzona® 4301 was used to smooth over the weld seams prior to the application.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Prior to Belzona the customer was using an expensive fill medium to inject into the clamps as a temporary fix. The customer is very impressed with the Belzona® 4341 and plans on coating more clamps with it.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Clamps being coated with Belzona® 4341 
  2. Clamps ready for service
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com