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VOL XXVI, NO 104, ELITE

Belzona® Protects Waste Water Tank On Ferry

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ferry operator, Sweden

 
 

Application Date:

September 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Waste water tank on a passenger ferry operating between Sweden and Finland.

 
 

Problem:

The corrosion was due to fermentation of sanitary and food waste. The previous corrosion protective system was based on Vinyl ester and had become loose and failed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. Fillets and edges were coated by hand application before the whole area was coated with two coats of 5811 by airless spray application.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The solvent free Belzona® 5811 gives proven and long lasting corrosion protection for waste water tanks. Inspection in September 2012 revealed coating in excellent condition with minimal touch-up required.

 
 

Photographs Description

Passenger ferry Tank internals grit blasted First coat in beige colour had been spray applied and stripe coating of details with black carried out The final result after application of the second coat of Belzona® 5811

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com