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VOL XXVI, NO 59, ELITE

Live Leak Sealing With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Leeds, UK

 
 

Application Date:

February 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Leaking cooling water pipe.

 
 

Problem:

The pipe which carried the cool water to the primary mill was leaking. The engineers were looking to repair the pipe with minimal downtime but so far had not yet been able to come up with a method for how they would do this.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1291 (ES-Metal)

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel pipe

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance to Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11. Temporarty seal effected with Belzona® 1291 before reinforcing with Belzona 1161 to create more permanent seal.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

To shut down the pipe line for a traditional repair could cost the company up to £60,000 per hour. Belzona were able to offer a very cost effective live leak repair. The repair, visited 3 years on was showing no sign of deteriation.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Severe leak
  2. Leak plugged with Belzona® 1291
  3. Attention to detail during application of Belzona® 1161
  4. Finished application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com