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VOL XIV, NO 32

Belzona® 1391 Protects Juice Heater End Cover

 
 

Industry:

Sugar (SUGR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sugar factory in Ireland

 
 

Application Date:

1999

 
 

Application Situation:

The end cover of a juice heater.

 
 

Problem:

Extensive corrosion pitting.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Corrosion of the end cover if allowed to continue would have led to the operating efficiency of the juice heater being impaired. Belzona® 1391 was found after testing to be the only product to protect the cover at the operating temperature of 80°C.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the application site
  2. Equipment prior to surface preparation
  3. Application completed with Belzona® 1391
 
 
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