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VOL X, NO 19

Belzona® Tube Sheet And End Cover Repair



Petrochemical (PETR)



Heat Exchangers (HEX)


Customer Location:

Refinery in Alabama


Application Date:

January 1996


Application Situation:

Tube bundle and water box



The tube bundle and end cover of a heat exchanger at a local refinery was badly eroded.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)





Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets HEX-1, HEX-2 and HEX-3.


Belzona Facts:

All faces of the tube sheets were rebuilt using teflon and a steel plate as a former. The use of Belzona saved a replacement cost of approximately $24,000.


Photographs Description

  1. Eroded tube bundle prior to the repair  
  2. Repaired tube sheet  
  3. End cover rebuilt
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