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VOL XXVI, NO 58, ELITE

Belzona® Stops Leaks In Hot Water Tank

 
 

Industry:

Sugar (SUGR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant Ljubljana, Slovenia

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Hot water tank

 
 

Problem:

25 m diameter and 50 m high hot water tank. After initial inspection of the newly built tank, the welds connecting tank bottom steel plates were leaking.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. After reinforcing welds with Belzona® 1111 incorporating Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape), Belzona® 1391 was applied to provide corrosion protection to the whole internal bottom surface.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After 14 years in service the customer proudly stated "There is no need for inspection of the tanks internal coating. We haven't seen any leakage in 14 years."

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Hot water tank
  2. Applying Belzona® 1111 incorporating Reinforcement Tape
  3. Applying Belzona® 1391
  4. Protected internal surface
 
 
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