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VOL XV, NO 28

Belzona® 5811 Repeat Tank Application

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Aluminium producer in Holland

 
 

Application Date:

1993 and February 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Tank used to retrieve lost raw material from ventilation system. Contains sea water and alum earth.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion under base of original tank necessitated fabrication and protection of new tank.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

Belzona® 5981

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. After stripe coating welds, brackets and other awkward areas.The Belzona® 5811 was applied by heated airless spray.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 5811 originally applied to tank in 1993 was still in excellent condition. However, the tank had corroded on the outside between base and concrete so a new tank had to be fabricated. The client had no hesitation in specifying Belzona® 5811 again.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The first coat of Belzona® 5811 (beige) applied and details being stripe coated
  2. Second coat of Belzona® 5811 (black) applied
  3. Tank re-installed in original position
 
 
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