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VOL XXVI, NO 38

Belzona® Protects Newly Constructed Bund

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical plant, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

October, 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Newly constructed chemical retention bund

 
 

Problem:

Barrier coating required to protect concrete from chemical spills and to prevent groundwater contamination

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-15. Wall/floor interfaces were reinforced with a fillet of Belzona® 4111 before coating overall with Belzona® 5811.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 5811 provides excellent resistance to a broad range of chemicals and is ideal for this bund destined to store a range of water treatment chemicals including Ferric Sulphate, Sodium Hydroxide and Hydrochloric acid.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation underway
  2. Application of the Conditioner
  3. Belzona® 4111 fillet applied to floor/wall joints
  4. Application of Belzona® 5811. Note use of two colours to assist application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com