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VOL XVI, NO 45

Belzona® Keeps Chemicals Contained

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and paper mill in Mississippi, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Chemical containment floor of a sulfuric acid mixing station.

 
 

Problem:

Sodium sulfate as well as some sulfuric acid is used to control the pH as well as sulfur content in the cooking liquor. This sulfuric acid mixing sta-tion suffered from acid deterioration and actually contaminated the paper making stock below.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-15. After pressure washing and neutralizing the containment area with soda ash, two coats of Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1) was applied by brush and roller.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The mill needed a coating material that would stand a variety of concen-trations of sulfuric acid up to 98%.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Deteriorated sulfuric acid mixing station floor
  2. First coat of Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1)
  3. Finished application
 
 
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