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VOL XXVI, NO 23

Belzona® Protection Of Riser Bend

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

North Sea, Norway

 
 

Application Date:

January 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Riser bend on offshore platform.

 
 

Problem:

The riser bend was suffering from internal erosion corosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Aluminium Bronze

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-1 & VPF-2. Following gritblasting all corroded areas were rebuilt using Belzona® 1311. Two coats of Belzona® 1321 were then applied to complete the application.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement of the equipment is very costly. The riser bend was reinstalled offshore after only 2 days, saving time for the customer.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Riser bend overview
  2. Internal Erosion Corrosion
  3. Corroded areas rebuilt with Belzona® 1311
  4. Application completed with Belzona® 1321 applied
 
 
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