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VOL XVI, NO 75

Belzona® Stops Corrosion On This 5,000,000 Gallon Tank

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water utility in the Florida Keys, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

September 1989

 
 

Application Situation:

A five million gallon fresh water holding tank.

 
 

Problem:

Concrete holding pad settles. Rain water penetrates space between metal tank and concrete pad. Stagnant water causes corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 3111 (Flexible Membrane)

Belzona ® 3921 (GSC Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete and steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

It is reported that this application has been continuously specified by the customer on every contract bid of this type since 1983.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the application site
  2. Following surface prep, concrete pad and metal are conditioned
  3. Application of first coat of Belzona ® 3111 with Belzona ® 9311 (Membrane reinforcement sheet)
 
 
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