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VOL XXVI, NO 105

Belzona® Seals Leaking Caustic Tank

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Drinks Manufacturer, North London

 
 

Application Date:

November 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Leaking caustic tank

 
 

Problem:

The caustic tank used as part of the process had sprung leaks along the weld seams.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Supermetal)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Re-welding the seams would have been costly, disruptive to production and ineffective. There wasn't sufficient budget to replace.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Caustic leaking from weld seams
  2. Surface preparation using MBX Bristle-blaster
  3. First layer of Belzona® 1111 being applied incorporating Reinforcement Tape
  4. Finished application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com