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VOL XV, NO 27

Creating Flexible Gasket With Belzona® 2131

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Aluminium producer in Holland

 
 

Application Date:

July 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Stainless steel sea water inlet

 
 

Problem:

Electrolytic corrosion on flange face.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets GSS-1 and GSS-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A steel former was used to obtain correct dimensions and Belzona® 2131 applied using injection techniques. A perfectly fitting 10mm thick gasket was formed that prevents future galvanic corrosion.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The pipe section
  2. The corroded flange face
  3. Former in place and Belzona® 2131 injected
  4. The Belzona gasket after removal of the former
 
 
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